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AI Hype Distracted Us From Real Problems—With Timnit Gebru

On this episode of Tech Won’t Save Us, a discussion on the past year in artificial intelligence.

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A.I. Hype Distracted Us From Real Problems, w/ Timnit Gebru | Tech Won't Save Us
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On this episode of Tech Won’t Save Us, Paris Marx is joined by Timnit Gebru to discuss the past year in AI hype, how AI companies have shaped regulation, and tech’s relationship to Israel’s military campaign in Gaza. Timnit Gebru is the founder and executive director of the Distributed AI Research Institute.

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On this episode of Tech Won’t Save Us, Paris Marx is joined by Timnit Gebru to discuss the past year in AI hype, how AI companies have shaped regulation, and tech’s relationship to Israel’s military campaign in Gaza. Timnit Gebru is the founder and executive director of the Distributed AI Research Institute.

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Can Europe Chart Its Own Path on Tech? w/ tante | Tech Won't Save Us
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On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Paris Marx is joined by tante to discuss why it’s hard for Europe to challenge the US and China on tech and why we should change how we think about innovation.

tante is a writer, speaker, and Luddite working on tech and its social impact.

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