BʼAI is a research group dedicated to the development of Artificial Intelligence and other digital technologies to achieve a gender equal society that guarantees minority rights.

Mission &
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People

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Essay Collection “Artificial Intelligence and Society”

B'AI Global Forum has organized a class "Artificial Intelligence and Society" in the University of Tokyo's 2021 summer semester. This essay collection contains essays written by nine first- and second-year students of the College of Arts and Sciences who took this class.

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B’AI Book Club

B'AI Book Club is a book review project in which members of B’AI Global Forum read foreign literature that examines information technology such as artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithms from a critical perspective.

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Trauma Reporting Study Group

The Trauma Reporting Study Group explores ways in which journalism can play a role while respecting those who have suffered physical and mental damage, including victims of accidents, disasters, sexual violence, and survivors of war and conflict.

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BAIRAL Project

BAIRAL (B’AI RA League) examines relationships between artificial intelligence (AI) and society from both theoretical and practical aspects.

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Talk series on inequity, stereotypes and stigma in leisure

This is a talk series about understanding inequality, discrimination, and stigma in daily life.

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Media and Diversity Forum (MeDi)

“Media and Diversity Forum (MeDi)” is a discussion forum for researchers and journalists as well as a network that engages both activism and research.

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EVENTS

The 6th BAIRAL Research Meeting for 2022
“Who is Ema?: Examining Representations of Race and Gender through Virtual Bodies Generated by AI”

For this research meeting on October 18, 2022, Ms. Hanako Lowry from the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies at the University of Tokyo and the B’AI Global Forum will talk about the possibilities of using AI as part of art-based methods to examine representations of race and gender through an introduction to her ongoing project, ema.

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EVENTS

Lecture by Dr. Lulu Shi
“The Future(s) of Unpaid Work: How Susceptible Do Experts from Different Backgrounds Think the Domestic Sphere Is to Automation?”

The B’AI Global Forum will hold a talk by Dr. Lulu Shi entitled “The Future(s) of Unpaid Work: How Susceptible Do Experts from Different Backgrounds Think the Domestic Sphere Is to Automation?” on October 17, 2022.

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Lecture by Dr. Justin Gest
“Majority Minority: How Do Societies Respond to Demographic Change?”

The B’AI Global Forum and ITASIA Program at the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, The University of Tokyo will hold a talk by Dr. Justin Gest entitled “Majority Minority: How Do Societies Respond to Demographic Change?”

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REPORTS

Report on the MeDi Workshop “Considering Media Coverage of Sexual Violence”

Media and Diversity Forum (MeDi), an industry-university cooperative research group based at the B'AI Global Forum, held an online workshop on the theme of “Considering Media Coverage of Sexual Violence” on May 8, 2022.

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REPORTS

Report on the 11th B’AI Book Club
Ricardo Baeza-Yates “Bias on the Web” (2018)

On March 31, 2022, the 11th meeting of the B'AI Book Club was held online. Atsuko Sano, a project researcher of the B’AI Global Forum, introduced the article “Bias on the Web” (2018)” by Ricardo Baeza-Yates, which was published in the journal of Communications of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery).

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REPORTS

B’AI Global Forum Annual Report 2021

The Annual Report 2021 of the B’AI Global Forum is now available.

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Centers working on AI ethics

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Reports on AI ethics

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