AI Podcast Archives

Search our archives here for WashingTECH Tech Policy podcast episodes related to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

Safiya Noble: The Future of Class, Culture, Gender and Race on Digital Media Platforms (Ep. 191)

Safiya Noble: The Future of Class, Culture, Gender and Race on Digital Media Platforms (Ep. 191)

Safiya Umoja Noble (@safiyanoble) is an Associate Professor at UCLA in the Departments of Information Studies and African American Studies, and a visiting faculty member to the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication. Previously, she was an Assistant Professor in Department of Media and Cinema Studies and the Institute for Communications Research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Kriti Sharma: How to Defeat AI Bias (Ep. 187)

How to Defeat AI Bias (Ep. 187

Kriti Sharma joined Joe Miller to discuss ways to defeat AI bias by addressing the underlying human biases that make their way into algorithms.

Harold Feld: How to Regulate Digital Platforms (Ep. 185)

How to Regulate Digital Platforms (Ep. 185)

Harold Feld is Public Knowledge’s Senior Vice President.

Tom Wheeler: Gutenberg, Google, Darwin & Beyond (Ep. 177)

Tom Wheeler: Gutenberg, Google, Darwin & Beyond (Ep. 177)

Tom Wheeler and Joe Miller discuss Mr. Wheeler’s new book ‘From Gutenberg to Google: The History of Our Future’ which puts tech in historical context.

Jevan Hutson: How Racism in Online Dating Affects Economic Opportunities (Ep. 176)

How Racism in Online Dating Affects Socioeconomic Outcomes (Ep. 176)

Jevan Hutson (@jevanhutson) is a Gregoire Fellow at the University of Washington School of Law, where he researches technology policy, social computing, surveillance and privacy, and data ethics, and is an editor for the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

Dr. Lauren Rhue: Empirical Evidence of AI Bias Revealed by NBA Player Headshots (Ep. 170)

Lauren Rhue: Empirical Evidence of Racial Bias Revealed by NBA Player Headshots (Ep. 170)

Lauren Rhue is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Analytics at the Wake Forest School of Business

H. Claire Brown: How an FDA Algorithm is Killing Bodegas (Ep. 169)

Claire Brown: How an FDA Algorithm is Killing Bodegas (Ep. 169)

H. Claire Brown (@hclaire_brown) is a staff writer for The New Food Economy focusing on food policy and the environment. Her reporting has won awards from the Newswomen’s Club of New York and the New York Press Club. She is based in Brooklyn. 

Francella Ochillo: Latinos and Tech Policy — The Policy Year Ahead (Ep. 153)

Latinos and Tech Policy — The Policy Year Ahead (Ep. 153)

Francella Ochillo (@Francella202) is the National Hispanic Media Coalition’s (NHMC) Vice President, Policy and General Counsel.

Hassan Tetteh: The Power of AI in Medicine (Ep. 141)

Hassan Tetteh: The Power of AI in Medicine (Ep. 141)

How can doctors use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve health outcomes for service members? What can we learn from the use of AI in the context of military medicine that we can apply to civilian healthcare? Dr. Hassan Tetteh joined Joe Miller to discuss the power of AI in Medicine.

Darrell West: Future of Work vs. America’s Future (Ep. 137)

Darrell West: Future of Work vs. Future of America (Ep. 137)

Darrell M. West (@darrwest) is the vice president and director of Governance Studies and Director of the Center for Technology Innovation at the Brookings Institution and Editor-in-Chief of TechTank. His current research focuses on technology, mass media, campaigns and elections, and public sector innovation. Prior to coming to Brookings, West was the John Hazen White Professor of Political Science and Public Policy and Director of the Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University.