Edward B. Kang

IPK Fellow & Organizer of the AI in Society Working Group

Edward B. Kang is Assistant Professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University. He is currently writing a book (under contract, The MIT Press) that parses the scientific, cultural, and technical formats through which artificial intelligence, voice, and listening are fastened together. He is also the co-director of a multi-year project supported by the National Endowment of Humanities (NEH) titled Machine Listening in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. 

Kang’s work sits at the intersection of Science & Technology Studies (STS) and Sound Studies, with a specific focus on the sociotechnical dimensions of AI/ML systems and the communities, cultures, and practices through which they are enacted. His research on these topics has been published in Big Data & SocietySocial Studies of ScienceScience, Technology & Human-Values, and the Proceedings for the ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency, among others.

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