Many commentators have sounded the alarm about bias in artificial intelligence and other digital technology. But what if such technology could instead be a powerful tool to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion? In her book The Equality Machine, legal and tech scholar Orly Lobel argues that digital technology holds tremendous promise—it can detect discrimination, close pay gaps, and challenge racial and gender stereotypes.
Join Professor Lobel in conversation with Professor Kenji Yoshino, Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law and Director of the Meltzer Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging, to discuss the risks and opportunities of our digital future. What are the dangers of automation? How will rapid advancements in artificial intelligence affect our workplaces and other major institutions? And most importantly, how can we harness digital technology so that it’s a driver of equality and inclusion rather than discrimination and exclusion?
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