Are you intrigued by the buzz around artificial intelligence (AI) but feel lost in the jargon? Fear not! The Data Science and Open Scholarship Team has crafted this online workshop series for non-technical learners at UCSF to guide them through the AI landscape without the technical overwhelm. We will cover core concepts around machine learning, large language models, creating images with AI, and ethical considerations around this evolving technology.
Please note that registration for these workshops is limited to UCSF affiliates. The instructor will share the workshop recordings with attendees.
What is Machine Learning?
February 16, 3:05 – 4 p.m. PT, via Zoom
We will demystify the core concepts of machine learning to help you understand how computers can learn from data. No complex math skills required!
Large Language Models (including ChatGPT)
February 23, 3:05 – 4 p.m. PT, via Zoom
Attendees will discover the power of language models that can converse with people, compose emails, or create recipes.
Image Generation Technologies
March 1, 3:05 – 4 p.m. PT, via Zoom
Join us for a peek into the pixelated “brain” of AI that can create stunning images from a simple text prompt. We will show you that it’s not magic; its technology!
AI Ethical Considerations
March 8, 3:05 – 4 p.m. PT, via Zoom
As we embrace AI’s capabilities, we must also consider the impact of using these tools. Together we will explore the ethical landscape of AI.
This post was written with assistance from GPT-4 Turbo on UCSF Versa Chat.