Subject archive for "model-liability"
Speaker Bio: Dr. Vivienne Ming was named one of 10 Women to Watch in Tech by Inc. Magazine, she is a theoretical neuroscientist,entrepreneur, and author. She co-founded Socos Labs, her fifth company, an independent think tank exploring the future of human potential. Dr. Ming launched Socos Labs to combine her varied work with that of other creative experts and expand their impact on global policy issues, both inside companies and throughout our communities. Previously, Vivienne was a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley's Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, pursuing her research in cognitive neuroprosthetics. In her free time, Vivienne has invented AI systems to help treat her diabetic son, predict manic episodes in bipolar sufferers weeks in advance, and reunited orphan refugees with extended family members. She sits on boards of numerous companies and nonprofits including StartOut, The Palm Center, Cornerstone Capital, Platypus Institute, Shiftgig, Zoic Capital, and SmartStones. Dr. Ming also speaks frequently on her AI-driven research into inclusion and gender in business. For relaxation, she is a wife and mother of two.
By Domino17 min read
Mollie Pettit, Data Scientist and D3.js Data Visualization Instructor with Metis, walks data scientists through analysis of Illinois police traffic stop data, presenting a story narrative of Chicago in 2016. Pettit also discusses how, and shows why, data scientists need to be thoughtful and aware of assumptions when analyzing data and presenting a story narrative.
By Domino14 min read
Imagine you are a medical professional who is training a classifier to detect whether an individual has an extremely rare disease. You train your classifier, and it yields 99.9% accuracy on your test set. You're overcome with joy by these results, but when you check the labels outputted by the classifier, you see it always outputted "No Disease," regardless of the patient data. What's going on?!
By Manojit Nandi11 min read
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