Caroline Sinders is a machine-learning-design researcher and artist. For the past few years, she 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 problems. As a designer and researcher, she’s worked with Amnesty International, Intel, IBM Watson, the Wikimedia Foundation, and others. Currently, she is a research fellow with the digital program of the Harvard Kennedy School.
Sinders has held fellowships with the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Eyebeam, STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, and the International Center of Photography. Her work has been featured in MoMA PS1, the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Slate, Quartz, and the Channels Festival. Sinders holds a masters from New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program.