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Merve Hickok in the News

Quoted by VentureBeat. Lecturer Merve Hickok. Biden AI Exec orders rolls out to applause, concerns of overreach.

Hickok: Biden’s order limiting the use of artificial intelligence is a step in the right direction


A new executive order by the Biden Administration helps prevent AI misuse and is celebrated by AI expert Merve Hickok.

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Recent UMSI Awards and Honors.

UMSI awards & honors: October 2023


UMSI researchers are recognized nationally and internationally for their outstanding work. Read about their recent accomplishments.

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Quoted by The New York Times. Intermittent Lecturer Merve Hickok. 8 more companies pledge to make A.I. safe.

Hickok: Voices of tech leaders can’t be privileged over security of everyday people


When it comes to regulation of artificial intelligence, UMSI intermittent lecturer Merve Hickok says tech companies are being given too much power on Capitol Hill.

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Quoted by Scientific American. Kentaro Toyama and Merve Hickok. Can artificial intelligence solve brainteasers?

UMSI researchers Merve Hickok and Kentaro Toyama talk AI with Scientific American


Hickok and Toyama discuss the possibilities and limitations of AI for solving complex brainteasers.

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Merve Hickok. Intermittent lecturer in information. Artificial intelligence has the power to undermine human rights. Congress must establish safeguards.

Merve Hickok: Artificial intelligence has the power to undermine human rights. Congress must establish safeguards.


UMSI intermittent lecturer in information Merve Hickok talks about AI bias, regulation and what consumers can do to protect their rights to privacy.

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Quoted by Insider. Intermittent Lecturer Merve Hickok.  I interviewed a breast-cancer survivor who wanted me to tell her story. She was actually an AI.

Hickok: Scammers are increasingly using AI to trick victims


UMSI lecturer in information Merve Hickok discusses the dangers of artificial intelligence technologies.

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Quoted by Wired. Intermittent lecturer Merve Hickok. Chatbots got big—And their ethical red flags got bigger.

Hickok: When it comes to AI, companies will “push for profit over rights”


UMSI intermittent lecturer in information Merve Mickok talks about the need for more regulation of AI technology.

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"Quoted by The Guardian and Society of Human Resources Managment, Lecturer Merve Hickok." Headshot of Merve Hickok.

Hickok: AI monitoring of workers has ethical, legal and accuracy issues


Companies are deploying productivity software to track their employees' productivity. AI ethics expert Merve Hickok highlights some of the issues and shortcomings of this AI-heavy tool

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"Women in AI, Responsible AI Leader of the Year, Runner-up, Merve Hickok, Intermittent Lecturer" Headshot of Merve Hickok in the center of a cartoon award ribbon.

Merve Hickok recognized as a Responsible AI Leader by Women in AI


Intermittent Lecturer in Information Merve Hickok was a runner-up awardee in the Women in AI- North America Awards for her work as a leader in artificial intelligence.


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Dallas Card, Sabina Tomkins and Jeff Sheng

UMSI welcomes new 2021-22 faculty


Three new assistant professors and 16 lecturers will join the University of Michigan School of Information faculty this academic year, including five 2021 grads of UMSI degree programs.

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