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In this interdisciplinary endeavor, scholars and professionals unite on a mission to harness technology’s potential to amplify and unlock human capabilities. They explore the dynamic intersection of technology and humanity, seeking ways to enhance the human experience. By integrating insights from social sciences, design methodology, and technological expertise, this collaborative community empowers the leaders of tomorrow to increase innovation velocity while keeping humanity at the center.

Jun 26

AI Entrepreneur’s Playbook: Defining and Pitching Your AI Startup

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Virtual Event
REGISTRATION IS OPEN for the AI Entrepreneur’s Playbook: Defining and Pitching Your AI Startup, a virtual summer Learning Sprint, from Digital Data Design Institute and HBAP! This learning sprint will equip aspiring entrepreneurs with the essential skills to turn AI ideas into effectively executed projects and captivating pitches. Join our expert speakers Marily Nika, PhD (Google, HBAP teaching fellow), Lauren Moores, PhD […]
May 7

Leading with AI: Exploring Business and Technology Frontiers

8:30 am - 7:30 pm In Person Event
Hosted by Harvard Business School and Digital Data Design Institute at Harvard Join us to explore AI’s profound impact on the world today and how it is reshaping the future of business and society. This conference will examine the business implications, ethical considerations, and regulatory practices related to AI, and will offer frameworks for encouraging […]

Skill Over Effort: How GPT Outshines Humans in Reframing Negativity

How well can AI understand and reinterpret human emotions? In a revealing study by the Digital Emotions Lab, GPT-4 not only grasped the essence of human disappointments but also excelled in transforming these sentiments positively, outstripping humans in crafting cognitive reappraisals.

Insight: Helpful Thoughts and Recommendations on AI and Ethics

Although artificial intelligence technology has been around for some time, current advancements in this space warrant more ethical approaches for developing and deploying AI systems to benefit a large portion of society. Artificial intelligence, generative AI in particular,has already shown immense potential to augment human capabilities. This potential, however, doesn’t seem to be evenly distributed. What’s worse, risks such as social and economic disparities are exacerbated by the uneven distribution of artificial intelligence, and are concentrated in specific regions based on demographic characteristics. It’s imperative to strive toward building a framework of transparency, fairness, and accountability around artificial intelligence on a global scale in order to mitigate this problem.

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