STEMM Equality Congress (SEC) is an annual two day event that looks at ways of addressing equality and diversity in STEMM through policy, practice and collaboration. 2018's Congress will be held in Amsterdam.
Study Finds Male Ph.D. Candidates Submit and Publish Papers at Significantly Higher Rates Than Female Peers on the Same Campus
Study finds male Ph.D. candidates submit and publish papers at significantly higher rates than their female peers, even within the same institution. The majors drivers of that gap remain unclear, but one factor is that women teach more during their Ph.D. programs and men serve more often as research assistants.
Google’s AI chief says forget Elon Musk’s killer robots, and worry about bias in AI systems instead
John Giannandrea, who leads AI at Google, is worried John Giannandrea, who leads AI at Google, is worried about intelligent systems learning human prejudices.about intelligent systems learning human prejudices.