Does Tech Discriminate? An Open Talk panel discussion chaired by Ortis Deley

Are we in danger of ingraining deep-seated prejudices into the technology we use on a daily basis? Our panel of experts will come together to discuss and debate the issues as well as explore solutions to the risks of bias in tech. Speakers include:

Ortis Deley (chair): The Gadget Show presenter, radio DJ and actor who has appeared as a guest technology reporter on programmes including BBC One’s The One Show and BBC Breakfast News.

Alexander Fefegha: co-founder & director of creative technology at design studio COMUZI.

Alice Piterova: Managing Director of AI for Good, the social enterprise building AI-powered products for the most vulnerable and underserved.

Charlton McIlwain: Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU Steinhardt & author of Black Software: The Internet & Racial Justice, From the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter’ (Copies available to purchase here )

This event is a part of the Science Museums Group’s Open Talk programme, a series of events that aims to promote STEM to everyone and to encourage an understanding of both the causes and effects of discrimination. Find out more about Open Talk

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