An AI Pattern Language: Accounting for Human Factors & Human Frames

Speaker: Madeleine Clare Elish
Date recorded: Jan 25, 2017
How are practitioners grappling with the social impacts of AI systems? An AI Pattern Language presents a taxonomy of social challenges that emerged from interviews with a range practitioners working in the intelligent systems and AI industry.

Madeleine Clare Elish presents “An AI Pattern Language,” coauthored with Tim Hwang. The publication is the culmination of two years of research and conversations with a range of industry practitioners working in intelligent systems and artificial intelligence. The work was supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. You can purchase your own copy or download the PDF at