Welcome to The Distillery, an online interview series hosted by Lee Shang Lun. Each half-hour episode is a livestreamed conversation that concentrates on the subject's unique perspective and expertise. The aim is to draw out simple ideas from deep discussion.
Laura Summers is a multi-disciplinary designer researching technology ethics and building tools to promote fair machine learning. She's passionate about feminism, digital rights and designing for privacy. Laura is the human behind fairXiv, the Melbourne Fair ML reading group, and Debias AI. She speaks, writes, and runs workshops at the intersection of design and technology.
Laura also created Ethics Litmus Tests, a card deck of tiny provocations to help people build atomic ethical habits through practice.