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Hal Daumé III is a language person

The University of Maryland professor and Microsoft principal researcher on why we should stop worrying about autonomous AI systems and start thinking more about building systems that help people

Alexandra Mateescu has a complicated relationship to data

The Data & Society researcher on the uses and misuses of workplace data—and why nothing is inevitable

Lucas Liebenwein wants a scalpel

The machine learning scientist thinks a lot about AI tooling—and failure as a guide to success

Nathan Eagle did a complete a bit flip on AI

The founder of Jana and Granted AI—and a pioneer of using cell phone data to better understand human behavior—shares what he’s seen from his front row seat in the field of artificial intelligence

Chase Strangio can be a law freak

The pioneering ACLU attorney and trans rights activist talks about the law’s role in harm reduction—and its limits on the imagination

Can Duruk is thinking out loud

The Felt CTO and Margins coauthor talks about building company culture, democratizing mapmaking, and writing about it all

Kelsey Hightower challenges the idea that you should “do what you love”

Google Cloud’s distinguished engineer talks knowledge sharing, mentorship, career paths, and priorities