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CIE Evening: Professor Meredith Broussard

the office of community, inclusion, and equity (cie) invites the gilman community to join professor meredith broussard.

  • Thursday, March 7, 2024, in Centennial Hall
  • Topic: Artificial Unintelligence:  How Computers Misunderstand the World
  • Light Fare: 5:30 p.m.; Speaker: 6 p.m.
Meredith Broussard / photo by Matthias Lundblad

About Meredith Broussard

Meredith Broussard is an associate professor at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University and the research director at the NYU Alliance for Public Interest Technology. She is the author of “More Than a Glitch: Confronting Race, Gender, and Ability Bias in Tech” (MIT Press, 2023), as well as the award-winning 2018 book “Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World.” Her research focuses on artificial intelligence in investigative reporting, with particular interests in AI ethics and using data analysis for social good.

She appears in the Emmy-nominated documentary “Coded Bias,” now streaming on Netflix. Her work has been supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, the Institute of Museum & Library Services, and the Tow Center at Columbia Journalism School.

A former features editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer, she has also worked as a software developer at AT&T Bell Labs and the MIT Media Lab. Her features and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Slate, Vox, and other outlets. Follow her on Twitter @merbroussard or via meredithbroussard.com.

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Broussard's book, "More Than a Glitch: Confronting Race, Gender, and Ability Bias in Tech," is available for purchase in advance for $18.48.
 
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