Giving Compass' Take:

• Tara Chklovski, writing for EdSurge, discusses how AI education will change in the next year and outlines the four ways in which we need to do more to understand these changes.   

• How can donors gain a critical understanding of how AI functions in the education space? 

• Read about the role of AI in workforce preparation. 

In 2018 we witnessed a clash of titans as government and tech companies collided on privacy issues around collecting, culling and using personal data. From GDPR to Facebook scandals, many tech CEOs were defending big data, its use, and how they’re safeguarding the public.

Meanwhile, the public was amazed at technological advances like Boston Dynamic’s Atlas robot doing parkour, while simultaneously being outraged at the thought of our data no longer being ours and Alexa listening in on all our conversations. For better or worse, advanced technologies like artificial intelligence has captured the public’s, policymakers’, and big business’ imaginations.

I see four AI use and ethics trends set to disrupt classrooms and conference rooms. Education focused on deeper learning and understanding of this transformative technology will be critical to furthering the debate and ensuring positive progress that protects social good.

  1. Companies will face increased pressure about the data AI-embedded services use.
  2.  Public concern will lead to AI regulations. But we must understand this tech too.
  3. More companies will make AI a strategic initiative in corporate social responsibility.
  4. Funding for AI literacy and public education will skyrocket.

Read the full article about AI education ethics by Tara Chklovski at EdSurge