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The Responsible Use of AI Podcast

The Responsible Use of AI Podcast is a podcast series created by students and researchers in the Simpson Lab at Queen’s University. Hosted by Dr. Jordan Loewen-Colón,Vanessa Ferguson and Aakanksha Khandwaha, this podcast series engages multidisciplinary scholars across North America in discussions on the implications of AI technologies and tools, and necessary considerations prior to its deployment. These conversations are intended to ensure that AI will be useful universally and that its benefits are felt by everyone. In a time where interest in artificial intelligence is rampant, how must we responsibly deploy this technology? Moreover, how must we do so in a meaningful and ethical way? Subscribe, listen and learn more at


Who is (Ac)counted for in AI?
In this episode, we interview Os Keyes and discuss AI systems and gender considerations in computer science all amid the age of AI. Os is an PhD Candidate in the Department of Human-Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington. Os’s research focuses on understanding the role that technology plays in constructing the world, […]
59:56 2/20/24
Implications for Data Curation in the Age of AI
In this episode, we interview Dr. Ishtiaque Ahmed and discuss sustainable and ethical computing in the age of AI, especially for and with marginalized communities locally and globally. Dr. Ahmed is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, at the University of Toronto. Dr. Ahmed’s research focuses on studying, analyzing, and designing computing […]
75:12 2/20/24
Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Data Justice in the Age of AI
In this episode, we interview Dr. Robyn K. Rowe and explore what considerations must be made to ensure that AI tools and technologies are safe for Indigenous populations.  Dr. Rowe is an First Nations (Anishinaabekwe) post-doctoral fellow at Queen’s University whose research focuses on Indigenous sovereignty, decolonization, and data in Artificial Intelligence. Dr. Rowe has […]
50:36 2/20/24