A Call for Human-Centered AI
Artificial intelligence is getting remarkably powerful. But these systems don’t live in a vacuum. Their purpose is to assist and serve humans.
What’s the best way to achieve this goal? How can AI systems be designed to put human needs at the center of everything they do?
This session features James Landay, Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, who specializes in human-computer interaction, in conversation with Amy Wilkinson, author of The Creator’s Code and founder & CEO of Ingenuity, and Andrew Keen, author and broad-caster, best-known for his KEEN ON podcast series and his work on democracy in the digital age.
Andrew Keen is one of the world’s best known and controversial commentators on the digital revolution. He has written five books including the best-selling Cult of the Amateur, The Internet Is Not The Answer and How To Fix The Future. He directed and wrote the 2020 movie How To Fix Democracy and is the host of the popular podcast Keen On Capitalism.
Amy Wilkinson is CEO and founder of Ingenuity, Lecturer in Management at Stanford Graduate School of Business and author of The Creator’s Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs. Wilkinson’s career spans leadership roles with McKinsey & Company and JP Morgan and as founder of Alegre, a cross-border export company.
James Landay is a Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, specializing in human-computer interaction (HCI). His research interests include Demonstrational Interfaces and Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing.