"There's no big federal imperative or mandate to ensure that every school kid has access to technology. I think what schools are doing in the interim... is a critical move. But it in no way addresses the Herculean effort that is going to be needed to cover all of America."
On the need for diversity in building AI models: “Without representative input, the company may find itself generating trade-offs that further the differential treatment or disparate impacts for communities of color.”
On the U.S. government's failure to offer comprehensive and effective regulation of the internet: “I think we’ve applied some Band-Aids versus really looking at the full course of the evolution of technology.”
On the ways that families cope with the digital divide: "I've had tons of stories told where parents are pulling up to their neighborhood schools to tap into their Wi-Fi. ... That's what the experience looks like when you're not connected."
"Our educational system is in a meltdown right now. It's not in a meltdown because of the great teachers that we have and the great curricula and experiences that students are having at whatever school that they may go to. It's in a meltdown because we have teachers and administrators whose hands are tied when it comes to getting digital access out to low-income kids."