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UX Speaker Series: Josh Lovejoy, Google
UX Speaker Series: Josh Lovejoy, Google
WhenFriday, Feb 2, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Campus locationSavery Hall (SAV)
Campus room260
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsHuman Centered Design & Engineering

Every Friday in winter quarter the department of Human Centered Design & Engineering brings industry experts to speak about current issues in user experience (UX) research and design.

All talks are free and open to the public. Students register for course credit with HCDE 521.

Talk title
Fair is not the default, the myth of neutral AI

Talk abstract
In the rush to Artificial General Intelligence and automating all the things, how will we stay in touch with our humanity when making the product design decisions of the future? In this talk, we'll discuss what it means in practice to take a human-centered approach to machine learning.

About the speaker
Josh Lovejoy is a Staff User Experience Designer in the Experimental Design Group at Google, where he works at the intersection of product design, ethics, and artificial intelligence. He believes that human-centered design thinking can change the world for the better; that by seeking to address the unmet needs of people—instead of just technological opportunity—we can build tools that nourish, restore, and augment human capability.

Josh leads UX for the People + AI Research initiative, and most recently before that, led AI UX for the Google Clips camera, and co-founded a cross-company program dedicated to machine learning fairness. Prior to Google, he worked at Amazon and co-founded a startup.…
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