Oct 27, 2021

Jennifer Chayes on How To Fight Hate Online

From MIT Technology Review

How to fight hate online

Data scientist Jennifer Chayes thinks we can use computational tools to root out bad behavior online.

By Anil Ananthaswamyarchive

During her time at Microsoft and in academia, Jennifer Chayes has been fighting to use data science and computing to make artificial intelligence more fair and less biased. 

From dropping out of school at the age of 15 to becoming the doyen of data science at the University of California, Berkeley, Chayes has had quite the career path. She joined UCLA in 1987 as a tenured professor of mathematics. Ten years later, Microsoft lured her to cofound its interdisciplinary Research Theory Group...

Anil Ananthaswamy asked Chayes, now associate provost of the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society and dean of the School of Information at Berkeley, how data science is transforming computing and other fields...


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November 18, 2021