The Age of Automation: Bots,
AI And The Struggle For Humanity Hashtag: #18NTCageofai Collaborative Notes, Resources, and Evaluation: http://po.st/18NTCageofai Agenda Overview of Age of Automation Nonprofit Examples Exercise, Discussion, and Q/A
The Age of Automation: Artificial
Intelligence Computer systems able to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages. Deep Blue plays chess with Kasparov and won in 1996
The Age of Automation: Super
Artificial Intelligence “Artificial intelligence could spur the creation of a robot dictator that could rule mankind forever. Governments or other entities could create a dangerous AI that could outlive human leaders and never be destroyed — and that one way to avoid this is to democratize AI.” – Elon Musk, “Do You Trust This Computer?”
The Age of Automation: Machine
Learning A form of Artificial Intelligence that uses algorithms to automatically find patterns in large amounts of data with limited or no human intervention.
Liberia Voice Matters The bot
polls its followers on a range of topics and uses the data to help influence public policy. In Liberia, the bot asked 13,000 young people if teachers at their schools were exchanging grades for sex. Some 86 percent said yes, uncovering a widespread problem and prompting Liberia’s minister of education to work with UNICEF on addressing it.
● Where is the line
between advocacy and manipulation? (Particularly as it relates to fundraising.) ● How to avoid algorithmic discrimination? ● What is happening with users’ data? Ethical Questions ….
Think-Pair-Share How might a bot
help your nonprofit achieve success? What pushback would you expect from your leadership team or board? How would you craft and present a bot experiment to your leadership team? How would you involve your stakeholders?