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July 11, 2024/Research

Q&A with Internal Research Fellow Owen Davis

Siegel In-House Research Fellow Owen Davis reflects on his recent working paper “Artificial Intelligence and Worker Power” and how he hopes to broaden conversation around AI and the workplace beyond just task automation.

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June 28, 2024/News

Siegel in Forbes: Navigating Uncertainty About AI In Education By Leaning On What Works

In a moment when research suggests that more than two-thirds of parents believe the benefits either equal or potentially outweigh the drawbacks and 72% of students want guidance on how to responsibly use generative AI for schoolwork, we should be wrestling with not whether but how technology can play a role in preparing young people for an increasingly dynamic world.

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June 25, 2024/Reflections

The Ghost Stays in the Picture, Part 3: The Power of the Image

Read the final installment of Siegel Emerging Technology Consultant Eryk Salvaggio’s series on the relationships between images, their archives, and datasets.

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June 24, 2024/Reflections

The Symbiotic Role of Student and Education Journalists in the Information Ecosystem

After attending the Education Writers Association’s 2024 National Seminar, Siegel External Engagement Associate Ellery Wong shares her insights on how student journalism can strengthen the broader information ecosystem.

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June 20, 2024/News

Learning Landscapes Challenge Phase 1 Winners Announcement

Siegel Family Endowment and the Walton Family Foundation are thrilled to announce the 40 Phase 1 winners of the Learning Landscapes Challenge. The winners will receive $5,000 each and an exclusive invitation to join the 14-week Phase 2 virtual accelerator.

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June 18, 2024/Research

The Ghost Stays in the Picture, Part 2: Data Casts Shadows

Read part two of Siegel Emerging Technology Consultant Eryk Salvaggio’s three part series on the relationships between images, their archives, and datasets.

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June 12, 2024/Research

The Ghost Stays in the Picture, Part 1: Archives, Datasets, and Infrastructures

As part of his 2024 fellowship with Flickr Foundation, Siegel Emerging Technolocy Consultant Eryk Salvaggio dives into the relationships between images, their archives, and datasets through a creative research lens. This three-part series focuses on the ways archives such as Flickr can shape the outputs of generative AI in ways akin to a haunting.

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June 5, 2024/From Our Grantees

Deploying High Risk, Informed Capital Toward Innovative Models for Learning with Technology

We sat down with Managing Director of the Robin Hood Learning + Technology Fund Amber Oliver to discuss the organization’s unique model and approach.

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May 28, 2024/From Our Grantees, Research

Q&A with Siegel Research Fellow at Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy Basileal Imana

Siegel Research Fellow Basileal Imana reflects on his recent work, highlighting importance of external auditing for algorithmic bias and exploring the tension between privacy and transparency for social media companies.

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May 21, 2024/From Our Grantees

Moving Education Toward the Third Horizon

We sat down with LearnerStudio’s founder and CEO Kim Smith to learn about why she founded the organization, her vision for the third horizon of education, the infrastructure that is needed to develop a future-ready educational ecosystem, and the crucial role of philanthropy in driving innovation.

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May 20, 2024/From Our Grantees

AI and our Social Infrastructure: Perspectives from Education Media

Last year Siegel funded a cohort of education media organizations that serve different audiences and aspects of the news media industry. We sat down with representatives from each organization to discuss how AI and its associated impacts are – and could be – shaping the future of information ecosystems. 

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