#GAReads | Melinda Gates and Fei-Fei Li Want to Liberate AI from "Guys With Hoodies"

by Chatham House, London [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

by Chatham House, London [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"Melinda Gates and Fei-Fei Li Want to Liberate AI from 'Guys With Hoodies'":

Artificial intelligence has a diversity problem. Too many of the people creating it share a similar background. To renowned researcher Fei-Fei Li, this paucity of viewpoints constitutes a crisis: “As an educator, as a woman, as a woman of color, as a mother, I’m increasingly worried,” she says. “AI is about to make the biggest changes to humanity, and we’re missing a whole generation of diverse technologists and leaders.”

Read Jessi Hempel's full article at Backchannel here!