Media Mention: Shomir Wilson, Mukund Pranav, Venkit Srinath

Where: Fast Company, “How we can make AI less biased against disabled people” 

Who: Shomir Wilson, assistant professor in the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST); and Mukund Srinath and Pranav Narayanan Venkit , both graduate students pursuing a doctorate in informatics in the College of IST 

What: The Fast Company story referenced the IST researchers’ award-winning paper, “Automated Ableism: An Exploration of Explicit Disability Biases in Sentiment and Toxicity Analysis Models.”