Turing Lecture: AI for innovative social work
The second in The Turing Lecture mini-series exploring the role of AI and data science in our lives post-lockdown.
The lockdowns due to COVID-19 have led to the expansion of our online lives – with many groups and communities flourishing in the communal spaces of social media. It has also coincided with a major social and political unrest as part of the Black Lives Matter movement following the death of George Floyd.
But what about the most vulnerable in our society? Can AI and data science help pinpoint the challenges faced by our growing online lives, and help us, or will it harm us in the process?