AI and Disability: A Double-Edged Sword – We Count – Inclusive Design Institute

AI and Disability: A Double-Edged Sword

AI and Disability: A Double-Edged Sword

To celebrate the anniversary of the We Count Digging Deeper Series, we’re bringing you a special webinar that features an intimate conversation between Wendy Chisholm and Jutta Treviranus about the complex relationship between innovative technology and disability, with a focus on artificial intelligence (AI). Drawing on their wealth of knowledge and experience, these panelists will discuss the risks and rewards of AI for people with disabilities, as well as what the future of the industry may hold for the disability community.

July 22, 2021, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM (EDT)

AI and Disability webinar video

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Wendy Chisholm has been working to make the world more equitable since 1995, when she started working on what would become the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, the basis of worldwide web accessibility policy. Since then, she co-wrote Universal Design for Web Applications with Matt May (O’Reilly, 2008), worked as a consultant, and appeared as Wonder Woman in a web comic with the other HTML5 Super Friends. In 2010, she joined Microsoft to infuse accessibility into their engineering processes and drove the development of what is now Accessibility Insights. As of 2018, she manages the selection and funding [...]

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