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AI Now's Meredith Whitaker: "Exploitation by design"

AI Now's Meredith Whitaker: "Exploitation by design"

Update: 2020-04-17
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The Sunday Times’ tech correspondent Danny Fortson brings on Meredith Whitaker, founder of AI Now and organiser of the Google walk-out, to talk about how she arrived at the search giant 13 years ago (3:40 ), delving into tech’s effects on society (4:30 ), becoming a critic (6:15 ), and then a labour organiser (8:40 ), the debate on Silicon Valley working with the Pentagon (11:30 ), AI bias (14:50 ), sentencing algorithms (17:00 ), the Google walk-out (19:45 ), retaliation (22:30 ), the dangers of government co-opting Big Tech in the coronavirus response (25:25 ), how AI can reinforce societal divides (32:30 ), and the plight of “essential” workers (34:15 ).

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AI Now's Meredith Whitaker: "Exploitation by design"

AI Now's Meredith Whitaker: "Exploitation by design"