AI world populated by a ‘Sea of Dudes’

According to Melinda Gates, there aren’t enough women working in the field of artificial intelligence. “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. “You want women participating in all of these things because you want a diverse environment creating AI and tech tools and everything we’re going to use.” Related: Women’s computer code is preferred, only if their gender is unknown Melinda Gates’ comment came after her husband Bill extolled the virtues of artificial intelligence. “Certainly, it’s the most exciting thing going on,” he said. “It’s the Holy Grail. It’s the big dream that anybody who’s ever been in computer science has been thinking about.” Pointing out that…


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