Responsible AI/DI Blog

How technology can save us: perspectives from outside of the bubble

As we approach the second decade of this century, it is time for those of us who seek to advance—and profit from advancing—our most powerful technologies to begin to imagine and develop them with an element of compassion. We must achieve innovation while preserving responsibility towards the greater good. This will only happen if we…
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Why is Decision Intelligence a new field?

One of the first questions that occurred to me during my summer internship this year was “what is Decision Intelligence”?  And is it really so different than AI?  As part of my blog series, I interviewed Quantellia’s Chief Scientist and Co-founder, Lorien Pratt.  Here’s what I learned. Decision Intelligence (DI) as a discipline is starting to…
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Shifting at the Edge: Gandhi, AI, and Beyond

Gandhi predicted that both capitalism and communism would eventually fail.[1] He proposed a third system, called trusteeship,[2] which held tremendous promise. Yet today’s world is much more complex than the one that Gandhi inhabited, and so we need new technologies to navigate the maze of the complex adaptive system that characterizes our cultural, economic, and…
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The first-of-its-kind Responsible AI/DI Summit: September 19, 2018

Decision Intelligence (DI) is a new and growing field. Since at its core, DI focuses on the real-world context in which AI systems are used, in its early days the field has attracted people who seek to understand and are passionate about the social, economic, and environmental impacts of advanced technology. To date, there has…
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The Limits of Artificial Intelligence Today

Guest Blogger Introduction I’m Emily Zhao, a summer intern at Quantellia. I am an undergraduate at the University of California, San Diego, studying Applied Math, Cognitive Science, and Computer Science. As co-sponsor of the Responsible AI/DI summit, Quantellia has asked me to help write a few blog posts to explain the summit topics from an “outsider’s” perspective.…
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