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.
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
Design Justice 101 with Sasha Costanza-Chock
What is Design Justice? How can we employ it to disrupt power systems supporting the matrix of domination? In this episode, we interview Sasha Costanza-Chock about the 101 of Design Justice and how we can use it as a force for collective liberation. Sasha Costanza-Chock is a researcher and designer who works to support community-led processes that build shared power, dismantle the matrix of domination, and advance ecological survival. Sasha is the Director of Research & Design at the Algorithmic Justice League and is the author of Design Justice: Community-Led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need. 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
Nov 2, 2021
55 min
What Causes AI to Fail? with the AI Today Podcast
 what causes AI to fail from a business/industry perspective and beyond? What metrics are used to measure and indicate failure? And how can we improve the field of AI by learning from these failures?  To answer these questions we interview Kathleen Walch and Ron Schmelzer of Cognilytica’s AI Today podcast. Ron and Kathleen are both principal analysts, managing partners and founders of Cognilytica. Cognilytica is a research, advisory, and education firm focused on advanced big data analytics, cognitive technologies, and evolving areas of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning.  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
Oct 14, 2021
53 min
Measurementality #6: Authentic Accountability for Successful AI with Yoav Schlesinger
In this 6th episode of Measurementality we'll be "identifying what counts in the algorithmic age" by analyzing how we can build more authentic systems of accountability for creating AI with Yoav Schlesinger. Yoav Schlesinger is the Principal of Ethical AI Practice for Salesforce.  
Oct 10, 2021
43 min
Predicting Mental Illness Through AI with Stevie Chancellor
How is AI used to predict mental illness? What are the benefits and challenges to its use? In this episode we interview Stevie Chancellor about AI, mental health, and the benefits and challenges of machine learning systems that are used to predict mental illness.  Stevie Chancellor is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Her research combines human-computer interaction and machine learning approaches to build and critically evaluate machine learning systems for pressing social issues, focusing on high-risk health behaviors in online communities. 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
Oct 5, 2021
55 min
Measurementality #5: Intergenerational Collaboration with Sinead Bovell
In this 5th episode of Measurementality we'll be "identifying what counts in the algorithmic age" by analyzing how existing metrics regarding youth and intergenerational collaboration are being globally measured today.  To discuss this topic we interview Sinead Bovell. Sinead is the founder and CEO of WAYE, a tech education company that prepares the next generation of leaders for a future with advanced technologies, with a focus on non-traditional and minority markets.  
Sep 18, 2021
35 min
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