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Presenter teaches juniors about algorithms, artificial intelligence

Villaseñor engages students by asking interactive questions and hearing students' responses. The topics he discussed included algorithms, police profiling, Gerrymandering, self driving cars and the ethics behind AI.

Adele Bonomi, Senior Reporter

January 19, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall juniors gathered in the Williams Library today to hear John Villaseñor, senior fellow at the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings,  present about artificial intelligence and its influence on the world.   “High schoolers are graduating into and wi...

Artificial intelligence presentation prompts debates about empathy

Seniors Josie Rozzelle, Emily Kanellos, and Hannah Kelliher participate in an activity where they were asked to rearrange cards in order of whose life was more valued: a pregnant woman, child, dog, cat, or athlete. The activity was meant to demonstrate the similarities and differences between human and AI morals.

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

December 6, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE John Villasenor, senior fellow at the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings, presented to students and faculty today about artificial intelligence, concluding with a debate about AI’s ability to experience human emotion. “I think AI may not feel empathy in the same way that humans d...

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