Creating Inclusive and Sustainable AI for Everyone | KC Santosh | TEDxUSD – Video

Creating Inclusive and Sustainable AI for Everyone | KC Santosh | TEDxUSD – Video

In his TEDx talk, KC Santosh discusses the importance of building sustainable AI for all. Drawing on his two-decade research experience in computer science, Santosh highlights the shift in focus from increasing literacy rates in the past to the current goal of raising awareness about AI use cases for everyone. He emphasizes the need for AI to benefit not just computer scientists, but individuals from various backgrounds. Santosh explores the impact of AI in industries such as precision agriculture, energy optimization, and cyber analytics, stressing the significance of AI tools in today’s job market. He also addresses the environmental consequences of supercomputers and advocates for Green Computing as a solution. By developing AI models that mimic the efficiency of the human brain in using neurons based on task complexity, Santosh envisions a future where sustainable AI solutions reduce carbon footprints and improve lives. Through his talk, Santosh inspires listeners to work together in building a future where AI benefits all, without harming the environment.

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Prof. Santosh’s been a prominent speaker worldwide, recognized internationally as a keynote speaker for major conference events in Al, Machine Learning, and Humanities, with audiences exceeding 500 per event. Prof. Santosh will
emphasize that “Al is the future-regardless of your background, whether it’s biology, chemistry, or any other field.” It includes everything anywhere ranging from healthcare to agriculture and to finance. With all these, he will address the potential yield of carbon footprint caused by Al models by highlighting the need of sustainable Al models-green computing. His talk is inclusive, promoting the idea of “Al for all and for good.” “Prof. KC Santosh, a highly accomplished AI expert, is the chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of South Dakota (USD). He is also the founding director of the Center for AI Research & Enginneering at USD. He served the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a research fellow. Before that, he worked as a postdoctoral research scientist at the LORIA research centre, Universite de Lorraine in direct collaboration with industrial partner, ITESOFT, France. He earned his PhD in Computer Science – Artificial Intelligence from the INRIA Nancy Grand Est research centre (France). This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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