Leaders in the field are looking beyond cutting-edge research to examine the impact that AI technologies are having in the world. Putting humans at the center of the discussion is critical to ensure that society will benefit from fair, unbiased tools.
Fei-Fei Li is the speaker.
Professor, Computer Science Department and Co-Director, Human-Centered AI Institute, Stanford University Humanity: The New Frontier of Artificial Intelligence
Fei-Fei had an interview on emTech Digital stage. She talked about many topics about widening the pipeline for STEM and applying AI for medicine and to assist the aging population in many countries.
Fei-Fei states that AI has come of age and can make huge positive impacts on the world.
Fei-Fei Li is a professor in Stanford’s computer science department and co-director of Stanford’s upcoming Human-Centered AI Institute. She served as the director of Stanford’s AI Lab from 2013 to 2018. During her sabbatical from Stanford from January 2017 to September 2018, she was a VP at Google and served as chief scientist of AI/ML at Google Cloud. Li obtained her BA in physics from Princeton in 1999 and her PhD in electrical engineering from Caltech in 2005. She joined Stanford in 2009 as an assistant professor. Her main research areas are in machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, and cognitive and computational neuroscience. Li is the inventor of ImageNet and the ImageNet Challenge, a critical large-scale dataset and benchmarking effort that has contributed to the latest developments in deep learning and AI. She is a recipient of the 2017 Athena Award for Academic Leadership and the 2016 IEEE PAMI Mark Everingham Award, among many others.
Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for insightful articles that combine business and technical analysis that catches the attention of the general public and is also useful for those in the industries. He is the sole author and writer of nextbigfuture.com, the top online science blog. He is also involved in angel investing and raising funds for breakthrough technology startup companies.
He gave the recent keynote presentation at Monte Jade event with a talk entitled the Future for You. He gave an annual update on molecular nanotechnology at Singularity University on nanotechnology, gave a TEDX talk on energy, and advises USC ASTE 527 (advanced space projects program). He has been interviewed for radio, professional organizations. podcasts and corporate events. He was recently interviewed by the radio program Steel on Steel on satellites and high altitude balloons that will track all movement in many parts of the USA.
He fundraises for various high impact technology companies and has worked in computer technology, insurance, healthcare and with corporate finance.
He has substantial familiarity with a broad range of breakthrough technologies like age reversal and antiaging, quantum computers, artificial intelligence, ocean tech, agtech, nuclear fission, advanced nuclear fission, space propulsion, satellites, imaging, molecular nanotechnology, biotechnology, medicine, blockchain, crypto and many other areas.