ESP Biography

PRAJNA SONI, MIT Graduate Student

Major: IDSS

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I'm a master's student studying Computer Science and Tech Policy, focusing on responsible AI, policies surrounding it and the tools and methodologies we currently have!

Past Classes

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C15276: Racist Chatbots, Sexist Recruiting Tools and Flawed Facial Recognition - AI Gone Wrong and How to (try to) Fix It in Splash 2022 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2022)
From personalized TikTok feeds to smart assistants to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence (AI) has transformed our lives. However, it’s not always been for the better. In this class, you will learn not only about times when AI went wrong, such as racist chatbots and sexist recruiting tools, but also how to try to mitigate this risk through safe and ethical AI practices. Find out with us in this awesome course - no prior background in AI is needed - we hope to see you there!