Have you ever been on a sales or demo call for a tech platform and felt a strange disconnect with its narrative, stats, lingo, and insights? Like it doesn’t understand your services or impact and feels it necessary to “techsplain” all of your digital deficiencies? Well, you’re not alone. According to NetChange’s survey of technology […]Read More [RISING STARS IN PHILANTHROPY] Learnings from the Lilypad – A Tech Marketplace For Good.
I just had to write about a recent Senate bill introduced by Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) which, if passed would reform the tax laws that cover charitable donations, and in particular those made to, and by Donor Advised Funds (DAFs), with the goal of this new legislation being for philanthropic funds […]Read More THE CASE TO DEMOCRATIZE (& DIGITIZE) DONOR ADVISED FUNDS
AI can help identify and reduce the impact of human biases, but it can also make the problem worse by baking in and deploying biases at scale in sensitive application areas. For example, as the investigative news site ProPublica has found, a criminal justice algorithm used in Broward County, Florida, mislabeled African-American defendants as ‘high […]Read More IS FUNDING ACADEMIA OUR FIRST & LAST LINE OF DEFENCE AGAINST BIASES IN AI?