Power to the People: How One Unknown Group of Researchers Holds the Key to Using AI to Solve Real Human Problems

“I thought, if only we had a blackboard where I could erase a number and write a new number in, and everything would recalculate.” — Dan Bricklin, bored Harvard Business School Student

Use Active Learning to Get the Most Help from Humans

Don’t Treat the User as an “Oracle”

Humans don’t like being told what to do by a robot. They enjoy interactions much more, and are willing to spend more time training the robot if they are in charge of the interaction.

Choose Algorithms for Their Ability to Explain Classification Results

Empowering Users to Create Their Own Classifiers

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Computer vision, machine learning, game design, drawing, and comics. NYU ITP. MIT Media Lab, Playful Systems. O'Reilly Kinect book. OpenCV for Processing.

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Greg Borenstein

Greg Borenstein

Computer vision, machine learning, game design, drawing, and comics. NYU ITP. MIT Media Lab, Playful Systems. O'Reilly Kinect book. OpenCV for Processing.

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