CHANGING THE NARRATIVE
Over 86% of participants surveyed, perceived the name “Ayesha” to be “ghetto”. The idea behind the bot is to change the narrative around how we think about minorities (and their names) in tech, especially its most invisible citizens, black women.
BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS
Minority groups face social barriers to learning Computer Science (CS), such as the continuing perception that CS is only for certain groups, namely White or Asian males. However, AIXA is directly working to change that perception.
Diversity and inclusion is a constant, pervasive issue, but ‘out-of-touch” corporate organizations continue to struggle with making an impact in .
AIXA is committed to nurturing users
through the intricate world of ‘tech speak’.
Following the old adage “teach a man how to fish”,
AIXA is adopting this philosophy.
Using Machine Learning and Natural
Language Processing technology, AIXA
is built to learn through conversation.
We believe in a diverse range of personnel to bring ,
, and to the table.
Founder, UI Developer + UX Designer
Dorsh is a ‘Jamenglican’ (JA/UK/USA) singer-songwriter | producer currently in the process of releasing his second studio album entitled ‘UI | UX’ . He has over 5+ million streams on Spotify and his songs have been featured in Netflix films and South Korean TV. Throughout his career in both music and tech, Dorsh has worked with celebrities, world-renowned athletes, global brands and local companies.
Josh is a student of Computer Science at Ohio University in Athens, OH. His journey into Natural language processing began with him researching and making software focused on using language to interface with programs. His goal is to provide accessibility to software and create fluid languages interfaces. Josh believes these ideas should be used to improve countless lives around the world.
The focus in much of Kelsey’s experience is finding and making structure of the creative process. Becoming a master of process requires a particular cross-cultural competency, an untiring attention to detail, and enthusiasm for continued education. She is proudly dedicated to being a lifelong learner and teacher. Kelsey aspires to work on technologies and teams that have the potential to change the world.
This is a roadmap of the past two years
and the overall vision for the initiative.
UI/UX Album concept is born
Dorsh conceptualizes album to help bridge the gap between underrepresented minority groups and the tech industry via music.
Finish recording UI/UX album
Utilizing the Stanford d.school Design thinking process as his guide, Dorsh finished writing, producing, recording, mixing and mastering the album.
Present at Afrotectopia [Google, NYC]
Dorsh is invited to speak about how he utilized the User Centered Design process to create his upcoming second studio album, 'UI/UX'.
Speak at MIT Hacking Arts
Dorsh is Invited to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to speak about User Centered Design and the Concept album (UI/UX). At the event, Dorsh made the first public announcement of AIXA and gave a live demo.
AIXA Goes Live (Alpha release)
On May 22, 2020, Dorsh soft releases AIXA to a select group of users. The bot includes all terms from the album and uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to learn from user questions.
Beta release of AIXA (Chatbot)
On Friday October 9, 2020 Dorsh will release "UI/UX" album and AIXA together. Dorsh and team are currently working on developing out a full-featured AIXA mobile app for for iOS, Android, and Windows phone.
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