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Aviv Ovadya (@metaviv) is a technologist and researcher focusing on the impacts of internet platforms and artificial intelligence on society and democracy. He has written for the Washington Post, HBR, MIT Technology Review, and Bloomberg; his work has been covered by the BBC, NPR, the Economist, WIRED, The Hill, and the New York Times; and he consults for and advises companies, civil society organizations, and funders.

His current priorities include deliberation for technology through 'platform democracy' and technology for deliberation, through 'bridging-based ranking'.



The New York Times

What’s the Future for A.I.?

BKC Affiliate Aviv Ovadya comments on the need for cross-cutting, international regulation of AI.

Mar 31, 2023

GPT-4 needs more robust testing, “red team” member says

BKC Affiliate Aviv Ovadya speaks about the need for more robust testing for GPT-4. 

Mar 29, 2023

Can ‘we the people’ keep AI in check?

"Emad [CEO] at Stability [AI, the open-source AI company,] says he’s ‘democratizing AI.’ Well, wouldn’t it be nice to actually be using democratic processes to figure out…

Feb 17, 2023
Washington Post

Social media can be polarizing. A new type of algorithm aims to change that.

BKC Affiliate Aviv Ovadya discusses social media algorithms that burst, otherwise known as bridging systems.

Jan 11, 2023
Hard Fork

Can ChatGPT Make This Podcast?

On the Hard Fork podcast, Aviv Ovadya speaks about ChatGPT, its potential, and related concerns.

Aviv Ovadya, BKC Affiliate, speaks about ChatGPT, its potential, and related concerns.

Dec 9, 2022