Interview with Laura Summers, design engineer. We will talk about her vision for the future of cities, urban revitalisation, the fear-FOMO pendulum, and many more.
Laura is a multi-disciplinary designer researching technology ethics and building tools to promote fair machine learning. She's the founder of Debias AI and is the human behind Ethics Litmus Tests, fairXiv, the Melbourne Fair ML reading group. Most recently she released the open-source library "Sweet Summer Child Score", a risk assessment tool for automation and machine learning. Laura is passionate about feminism, digital rights and designing for privacy. She speaks, writes and runs workshops at the intersection of design and technology.
You can find out more about Laura through these links:
Laura Summers on LinkedIn;
@summerscope as Laura Summers on Twitter;
Debias AI website;
Ethics Litmus Test website;
Fair ML Reading Group website
Sweet Summer Child Score open-source library on GitHub;
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