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yay, some good news! (although i'd personally prefer no facial recognition at all, i'll take wins where I can get them)

RT @kashhill@twitter.com

Microsoft will no longer offer facial analysis tools that predict age, gender and emotion as part of a broader push for more responsible AI. It will also restrict its facial recognition tool to those who apply and explain how it will be used.
nytimes.com/2022/06/21/technol

🐦🔗: twitter.com/kashhill/status/15

RT @JusticeColumbia@twitter.com

APPLY NOW: Applications are now open for the fall semester of our Justice Through Code program. If you are formerly incarcerated and want to learn how to code, this free program is for you!

bit.ly/JTC-fall-2022

🐦🔗: twitter.com/JusticeColumbia/st

Stream starts in about 15 minutes! Also, if you'd like to share, I'd love to hear about what your personal favorite language tech (as a user) is. 🤔💻
youtube.com/watch?v=yDRc2mfs0V

RT @tevnpowers@twitter.com

Hey y’all, I’m trying to help a friend find her next web development role. She’s been successfully working as a Full Stack Engineer at a financial institution but is looking for a more exciting product/environment with support to grow and develop.

Asks for support in thread:

🐦🔗: twitter.com/tevnpowers/status/

Hi friends! For my deep dive this week, I'm going to be talking about my five favorite langue technologies and how they've changed my life. I figure we could all use a little pick-me-up at the moment.

Hope to see you there! :)

youtube.com/watch?v=yDRc2mfs0V

RT @FAccTConference@twitter.com

REMINDER: our conference platform is live! hopin.com/events/acm-facct-22 Live scheduling begins on June 21 (KST). But please head there ✨NOW✨ to set up your profile and check out all the content that is already online!

🐦🔗: twitter.com/FAccTConference/st

RT @synthdyke@twitter.com

If your hospital uses MyChart for their patient portal, they're probably sending your private medical information to Facebook

Also: If you aren't using Adblock YOU SHOULD BE

twitter.com/themarkup/status/1

🐦🔗: twitter.com/synthdyke/status/1

RT @_Zeets@twitter.com

"Almost everyone else who has used these large text-generating AIs, myself included, is entirely unconvinced. Why? Because these large language models can also describe the experience of being a squirrel."

aiweirdness.com/interview-with

🐦🔗: twitter.com/_Zeets/status/1537

RT @Vijay_Ramjattan@twitter.com

An anti-racist pronunciation pedagogy would stress learning how to listen to different racialized speech accents.

However, it would not endorse the idea that all members of certain ethnoracial groups speak in the exact same manner.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/Vijay_Ramjattan/st

RT @MindingPrivacy@twitter.com

The collection and sale of location and health data by data brokers should be extensively curtailed. These practices will increase the vulnerability of women, pregnant people and providers if Roe is overturned and abortion is further criminalized. arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20

🐦🔗: twitter.com/MindingPrivacy/sta

(Also! If you'd like all the links we're going to talk about, they're available to my ko-fi supporters and usually go up the day before: ko-fi.com/summary/4fdeb401-9bb)

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I hope you'll be able to join me for my NLP & ML Coffee Chat tomorrow! There's been, uh, a lot going on this week, to put it mildly. 😅

Starting at 10 AM Pacific/7 AM Eastern/7:30 PM IST
youtube.com/watch?v=6eMyX9Dxcw

Livecoding stream will start in just about half an hour! youtu.be/sHhYnTpJSvo

(Also, unrelated: I've noticed that Twitter changes back to "top tweets" every time I log in, so if you also prefer chronological you should check the sparkles emoji on the upper right. ✨↗️)

Tomorrow I'm going to be doing a chill live-coding livestream working on an REG (random emoji generator) for a secret project 🤫. You're welcome to drop by!

Starting at 10 AM Pacific/7 AM Eastern/7:30 PM IST

youtube.com/watch?v=sHhYnTpJSv

Just a quick reminder: I have *no* language tech deep dive stream today (I'm giving a talk; we'll be back next Tuesday :)

But! I do have a recorded deep dive on some reasons why you shouldn't build harmful language technology 👇

youtu.be/gOdD2YkHV9g

It's wild to me that *this* isn't the main discussion point for AI Ethics Twitter right now.

What a week. 😩

RT @muttgomery@twitter.com

designing the autopilot program to shut off less than a second before impact so your company can deny it was the cause of the impact is simply epic

🐦🔗: twitter.com/muttgomery/status/

HT to @_joaogui1@twitter.com, @WriteArthur@twitter.com and @KathrynECramer@twitter.com for their excellent discussion. 🙏

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I know I said I was going to put this out Tuesday buuuuuuttt I finished today so I figured I might as well. youtube.com/watch?v=gOdD2YkHV9

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