AILA Tools Team Demo- SCISPACE (Wednesday 11/29 @ 10a-11a, Science Center Atrium)

The AILA Tools and Mentorship Team strives to be a resource for the Amherst community around cutting-edge AI tools. On Wednesday 11/29 from 10a-11a the Team will be tabling in the Science Center Atrium to demo SCISPACE a dynamic AI tool that can help with paraphrasing, citation creation and other tasks associated with academic research….

ChatGPT, One Year Later (Dec. 6, 4:30p @ CHI ThinkTank)

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Just one year ago, OpenAI released an early demo of a revolutionary new AI tool known as ChatGPT. From its application to customer service, healthcare, entertainment, and education, in the last year ChatGPT seems to have permeated what feels like every possible pore of society. Its popularity raises a number of questions about what the…

Hack the Herd 2023: Amherst’s First “Social Hackathon” (December 1st-2nd, 2023)

Do you want to make Amherst a better place? Do you have an interest in sustainability and AI technology? Want to win a $25 Amazon gift card? Then sign up for the first ever Amherst College social hackathon. Best described as an “invention marathon”, a hackathon is an intensely collaborative event where individuals or teams…

Artificially Intelligent, Naturally Fair? — Panel Discussion on Equitable Algorithms

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Join us online to learn about how research is addressing bias, discrimination, and ethical concerns in algorithm development. Our panel of experts will delve into the many challenges and opportunities, including the complexities behind the design of equitable algorithms, the biases they may unintentionally harbor, and the profound social implications they have….

The ChatGPT Café

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In partnership with IT and the AI in the Liberal Arts (AILA) initiative, we are excited to bring the ChatGPT Café series to the Amherst community. In this series of informal exploratory pop-up cafés, faculty, staff, and students at Amherst College will have the opportunity to experiment with the latest paid versions of ChatGPT4 and reflect on their experiences. Come join us at…

Bolstering AI with Computational Ability & Curated Data

Academic Technology Services & AILA welcome, Andy Dorsett, a representative from Wolfram Research. He will discuss an innovative new plugin for ChatGPT, Mathematica’s built-in machine learning, and its connections with other AI systems. Wednesday 9/20 @ 4p; Paino Lecture Hall, Beneski 107 Some insight into Wolfram|Alpha’s strategy! Read more about it in the links Wolfram|Alpha as…

AILA T-Shirt Design Contest

Submit by October 22nd! Want to win $20 and get your design on a t-shirt? Help AILA design a t-shirt for staff members and yourself by submitting a design by October 15! Submit here:…

AILA Open House 9/14

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Join Artificial Intelligence in the Liberal Arts (AILA) for Cookies and Convo Students, faculty, and staff please stop by C209 on Thursday, 9/14 from 1-3p to get know our new AILA Team! We will have AILA stickers, Insomnia Cookies, and folks ready to answer all your Artificial Intelligence related questions. All questions and levels of AI knowledge welcome. Come learn about…

AI Beyond STEM: digital skills to unleash the power of data science and AI for all

Are you curious about the digital skills required to unlock the potential of data science and artificial intelligence in non-science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields? Join us for “AI Beyond STEM: digital skills to unleash the power of data science and AI for all” hosted by The Alan Turing Institute….