4. Adaptive systems with Lydia Nicholas

Podcast 4. Talking with Lydia Nicholas on adaptive systems, story telling, machine learning regulation, and managing data bias.
Date: 16th of June 2016
Podcast authors: Ben Byford in conversation with Lydia Nicholas
Audio duration: 37:29
Website plays & downloads: 2239 Click to download
Tags: Fiction, Regulation, Data ethics,

Lydia is a digital anthropologist and writer whose interests include data, artificial intelligence, bodies, health and culture. She works in the areas where these themes meet; researching workflows and practice in order to design new tools for research, and inform digital debate. In recent work she’s enjoyed exploring the ethical and regulatory frame of artificial intelligence in government decisions; writing stories as part of a plausible, optimistic future of the NHS; writing and editing a collection of stories and essays which explore a post-antibiotic apocalypse.

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Episode host: Ben Byford

Ben Byford is a AI ethics consultant, freelance web & games designer and technologist with over 10 years of design and coding experience building websites, apps, and games.

In 2015 he began talking on AI ethics and started the Machine Ethics podcast. Since, Ben has talked with academics, developers, doctors, novelists and designers on AI, automation and society.

Through Ethical by Design Ben and the team help organisations make better AI decisions leveraging their experience in design, technology, business, data, sociology and philosophy.