As AI becomes increasingly woven into the daily fabric of our lives, there is a greater need for understanding how it will affect the world we share. We hope that by exploring various economic, social, and ethical challenges facing AI in an interactive format, we can spark a conversation that reaches across disciplines to find solutions.
Classes will take the form of a 15 min. reading quiz, 30 min. lecture, and 45 min. activity and discussion. There will be 4 two-page writing assignments but one can be dropped. You have one free absence but get another by doing all 4 writing assignments. Grading will be 40% quizzes and 20% writing assignments.
Week 1: A Brief History of AI
Week 2: A Survey of Modern ML
Week 3: The Data Revolution
Week 4: A World of Pure Automation?
Week 5: The Self-Driving Cars of Today
Week 6: Optical Illusions for Neural Networks
Week 7: Artificially Generated Data
Week 8: Bias in AI
Week 9: Artificial General Intelligence
Week 10: Human-Compatible AI
Week 11: Research Guest Lecture
Week 12: Industry Guest Lecture
|Section 1||Gokul Swamy, Brenton Chu||20||Dwinelle 105||[W] 6:30PM-8:00PM||TBA||