The Radical AI Podcast
The Radical AI Podcast
Radical AI
Radical people. Radical ideas. Radical Stories. Welcome to the future of Artificial Intelligence Ethics. Welcome to the Radical AI Podcast.
How to Stay Safe Online with Seyi Akiwowo
How can technology be designed to fight online abuse and harassment? What is the difference between cancel culture and appropriate accountability? How can you stay safe online?     In this episode we interview Seyi Akiwowo to discuss her newly released book: How to Stay Safe Online: A digital self-care toolkit for developing resilience and allyship.     Seyi is the founder and CEO of Glitch, a charity that’s been on a mission to end online abuse by making digital citizens of us all since 2017.Seyi is also an author, a consultant and writer within the political and tech space, and a former TED speaker. Full show notes for this episode can be found at Radicalai.org.
Oct 25
51 min
Data Privacy and Women’s Rights with Rebecca Finlay
What is the reality of data privacy after the overruling of Roe v. Wade?    In this episode, we interview Rebecca Finlay about protecting user data privacy and human rights, following the US Supreme Court ruling of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.    Rebecca Finlay is the CEO of the non-profit, Partnership on AI overseeing the organization’s mission and strategy. In this role, Rebecca ensures that the Partnership on AI and their global community of Partners work together so that developments in AI advance positive outcomes for people and society.   Full show notes for this episode can be found at Radicalai.org.  
Sep 27
44 min
Digital Lethargy with Tung-Hui Hu
What is Digital Lethargy?  How can we adapt to an age of disconnection? How can art act as a force of resistance?    In this episode we interview Tung-Hui Hu about digital exhaustion in the modern day, and his new upcoming book from MIT Press: “Digital Lethargy: Dispatches from an Age of Disconnection.”   Tung-Hui is an associate professor of English at the University of Michigan and the author of A Prehistory of the Cloud from MIT Press. He is on the advisory board of the McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology and is also a poet.   Full show notes for this episode can be found at Radicalai.org.  
Aug 30
59 min
Should the Government use AI? with Shion Guha
How does the government use algorithms? How do algorithms impact social services, policing, and other social services? And where does Silicon Valley fit in?   In this episode we interview Shion Guha about how governments adopt algorithms to enforce public policy.   Shion is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Information at University of Toronto. His research fits into the field of Human-Centered Data Science, which he helped develop. Shion explores the intersection between AI and public policy by researching algorithmic decision-making in public services such as criminal justice, child welfare, and healthcare. Full show notes for this episode can be found at Radicalai.org.  
Jul 26
56 min
Envisioning a Decolonial Digital Mental Health with Sachin Pendse, Munmun De Choudhury, and Neha Kumar
In this episode we have a panel discussion about decolonial digital mental health with three leading experts on the topic: Sachin Pendse, Munmun De Choudhury, and Neha Kumar   Sachin is a PhD student in Human-Centered Computing at Georgia Tech, researching the role that technology plays in addressing barriers that prevent people from receiving consistent mental health care.   Munmun is the Associate Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech. She founded and directs the Social Dynamics and Wellbeing Lab that seeks to develop technologies for improving our mental well-being.   Neha is an Associate Professor at Georgia Tech and leads the Technology and Design for Empowerment lab with a focus on the intersection of human-centered computing and global development.    Full show notes for this episode can be found at Radicalai.org.  If you enjoy this episode please make sure to subscribe, submit a rating and review, and connect with us on twitter at twitter.com/radicalaipod
Jun 28
58 min
Visualizing Our Lives Through Data with Jaime Snyder
How do we see ourselves in data? What is self-tracking and how can we design for visualizing the data of our bodies and mental health? How do we make visualized data more accessible?    In this episode, we interview Jaime Snyder about the data visualization of COVID, mental health, and more.    Jaime Snyder is an Associate Professor in the Information School at the University of Washington in Seattle. She leads the Visualization Studies Research Studio and is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the UW Department of Human-Centered Design and Engineering. Snyder’s research draws on her background as an artist and information science scholar to explore the creation and use of visual representations of information, data, and knowledge in collaborative and coordinated contexts.   Full show notes for this episode can be found at Radicalai.org.  
May 24
59 min
Let’s Talk About Sex: Digital Pornography and LGBTQIA+ Censorship w/ Alex Monea
What is the history of digital pornography? How do algorithms perpetuate LGBTQIA+ content censorship? What is the role that content moderation and corporate ownership plays in perpetuating misogyny and heteronormativity?   In this episode, we interview Alex Monea about the history of digital pornography and LGBTQIA+ content censorship. We also discuss his new book published by MIT Press: "The Digital Closet: How the Internet Became Straight"   Alexander Monea is Assistant Professor in the English Department and Cultural Studies PhD Program at George Mason University. He researches data ethics and the intersection between computation and marginalization.   Full show notes for this episode can be found at Radicalai.org.  
Apr 26
58 min
New Year, New You: Welcome Back to the Radical AI Podcast
Curious about where we've been and where we're going? Listen to this minisode! Dylan and Jess discuss the podcast, the new season, and much more!  Full show notes for this episode can be found at radicalai.org.  If you enjoy this episode please make sure to subscribe, submit a rating and review, and connect with us on twitter at twitter.com/radicalaipod  
Apr 19
25 min
Measurementality #7: Why AI Registries are Critical for Metrics of Accountability with Sara Jordan and Anand Rao
In this 7th episode of Measurementality we'll be "identifying what counts in the algorithmic age" by exploring how AI development can better engage with governance and privacy with Sara Jordan and Anand Rao Sara Jordan is Senior Researcher, Artificial Intelligence and Ethics at the Future of Privacy Forum Anand Rao is a Principal with PwC’s US Advisory practice
Dec 18, 2021
52 min
Decolonial AI 101 with Raziye Buse Çetin
What is Decolonial AI? How can we apply a postcolonial lens to AI design? In this episode we interview Raziye Buse Çetin about Colonial, Decolonial, and Postcolonial AI -- and the Newly released Decolonial AI Manyfesto. Buse is an AI policy and ethics researcher and consultant. Her work revolves around ethics, impact, and governance of AI systems. She combines her lived experience with her interest in postcolonial studies, intersectional feminism and science and technology studies (STS) to develop critical thinking about AI technologies and narratives around it.  Full show notes for this episode can be found at Radicalai.org.  If you enjoy this episode please make sure to subscribe, submit a rating and review, and connect with us on twitter at twitter.com/radicalaipod
Dec 7, 2021
41 min
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