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Meredith Broussard
Meredith Broussard

Meredith Broussard

Data Journalist & Author, “Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World”

Meredith Broussard is a data journalism professor at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University and the author of “Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World,” where she argues against the idea that technology is always the solution to humanity’s problems. A 2019 Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellow, her research focuses on artificial intelligence in investigative reporting, with a particular interest in using data analysis for social good. Broussard has also worked as a software developer at AT&T Bell Labs and the MIT Media Lab. 

More About Meredith Broussard

"An Uber autonomous SUV killed a pedestrian. What does that say about the promise of self-driving technology?"
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
"Trash. Odors. Bodily fluids. Will autonomous rideshares be ready for our mess?"
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
"Meredith Broussard’s new book explores the fallacy of thinking the tech solution is the best one."
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
"In order to better comprehend the possibilities, and perils, of social bots we must ask pointed questions—about their design, implementation, regulation, and ethics."
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

"Book Review: Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World by Meredith Broussard"

"An excerpt from Artificial Unintelligence by Meredith Broussard."

Monday, January 1, 2018

Meredith Broussard presents "ERROR – The Art of Imperfection Conference: The Fragile: Artificial Intelligence Doesn’t Do As Much As You Think: Errors in Concepts of AI" 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018