Too Many Guys and Not Enough Women in AI?

AI world populated by a ‘Sea of Dudes’

  • According to Melinda Gates, there aren’t enough women working in the field of artificial intelligence.
  • AI world populated by a ‘sea of dudes,’ Gates says
  • Pointing out that currently only 17 percent of computer science graduates are women, compared to a previous high of 37 percent, Melinda Gates was making a statement not only about computer science but also how it could matter in the field of artificial intelligence, where rules-based behavior could be shaped predominately by men.
  • Women accounted for only 13.7 percent of the conference attendees.
  • “The thing I want to say to everybody in the room is: We ought to care about women being in computer science,” Gates said at a recent ReCode conference, according to Bloomberg Technology .

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There are far more male computer science grads than females. The disparity is even greater in artificial intelligence, where rules-based systems are built.


Too Many Guys and Not Enough Women in AI?