"Combating bias in AI requires not only increasing racial diversity, but a diversity of thought as well, Lombana-Bermudez said. He encourages employing sociologists, lawyers, political scientists and other types of humanities-oriented academics to help contribute to the conversation around AI and ethics.
Lombana-Bermudez said his hope is that future generations may alleviate some of the problems of bias and inaccessibility because they’re growing up alongside the technology.
“I am hopeful that this will change and in the future, we will have better technologies,” he said. “But it’s a struggle, and it’s not easy. It is complex.”'