Storytelling in the Age of AI
Around the world, citizens are actively engaging in civic tech, social robots are tweeting, and veteran storytellers are capturing and curating stories in new and dynamic ways using virtual and augmented reality. This explosion of tools, sources, voices, and data is indicative of a new, more collaborative era for storytelling. But is the public getting quality stories? Join award-winning storyteller and entrepreneur Davar Ardalan for a dynamic look at the intersection of emerging technology, transparency, and inclusivity in media. The founder and storyteller-in-chief of IVOW, a cultural storytelling startup powered by artificial intelligence, Davar believes that in order to best tell stories that reflect all of us, AI algorithms must be culturally sensitive and informed by a diverse, cross-sectional range of inputs and structured data. Come learn about the future of storytelling in AI and how we as software professionals can address the critical lack of quality and inclusive data.