Episode 114 – A Conversation with Fiona McEvoy

Byron Reese discusses the ethics of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and the potential for misuse with Fiona McEvoy of YouTheData.com.

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About the Guest

Fiona J McEvoy is an AI ethics writer, researcher, speaker, and thought leader based in San Francisco, CA. She was named one of the 30 Women Influencing AI in San Francisco by RE•WORK and one of the 100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics 2020 (and 2019) by Lighthouse3.

Fiona is the founder of  YouTheData.com, and has had numerous articles published in media outlets including Slate, VentureBeatThe Next WebOffscreenAll Turtles, Chatbots Lifeand Becoming Human She is also regularly asked to present her ideas to AI conferences across the US and internationally, and in recent years has spoken at events in Canada, Spain, Portugal, and Mexico. Her work has been referenced in books, including Francine Banner’s Crowdsourcing the Law, David Vance’s Business Essentials, and Jeff Mapua’s Virtual Reality and You.