Dec 16, 2019
Dr. Ayanna Howard is a chair of the School of Interactive computing at Georgia Tech, an academic, and a startup founder. While her talents are as vast as her pursuits, she sums up their common thread in this way: “Interactive computing is really this theme that the human is center to everything that we do when we think about computing and artificial intelligence.” Dr. Howard pursues interactive computing for the greater good, including robotics in healthcare and education. She shares some exciting, innovative uses for the robotics she's working on. She also discusses ethics in computing, including privacy and security. Finally, Dr. Howard discusses the importance of diversity in the interactive computing landscape.