Caroline Sinders

Machine-learning-design researcher and artist.

For the past few years Caroline Sinders has been examining the intersections of natural language processing, artificial intelligence, abuse, online harassment and politics in digital, conversational spaces. Sinders is the founder of Convocation Design + Research, an agency focusing on the intersections of machine learning, user research, designing for public good and solving difficult communication issues. As a designer and researcher she has worked with Amnesty International, Intel, IBM Watson, the Wikimedia Foundation and others. She’s at present a fellow of the Harvard Kennedy School exploring trust patterns devised to trick social network users as well as a senior fellow of the Mozilla Foundation exploring AI, ethics and society.

Sinders has held fellowships at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Eyebeam, STUDIO for Creative Inquiry and the International Center of Photography. Her work has been featured in the Tate Exchange at the Tate Modern, the Victoria and Albert Museum, MoMA PS1, the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Slate, Quartz and the Channels Festival as well as others. Sinders holds a Masters from the New York University Interactive Telecommunications Program