R20: Gebru & Karpathy

  • Due Dec 7, 2018 at 2:39pm
  • Points 3
  • Questions 3
  • Available until Dec 10, 2018 at 8am
  • Time Limit None


Timnit Gebru and Andrej Karpathy are two young artificial intelligence researchers that shared the same PhD advisor at Stanford. However, they have very different views on the future impacts of recent developments in artificial intelligence and how it relates to programming.

Read "Software 2.0" by Andrej Karpathy, Director of AI at Tesla Motors. Be aware that the term "Software 2.0" is not in common use, and it is primarily associated with this specific blog post from late 2017.

Watch "How To Stop Artificial Intelligence From Marginalizing Communities?" (from late 2018) by Timnit Gebru, research scientist at Google AI and co-founder of Black in AI.

This is your last reading assignment for the quarter.

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