MachineMachine /stream - tagged with ai https://machinemachine.net/stream/feed en-us http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss LifePress therourke@gmail.com <![CDATA[Why Computers Won’t Make Themselves Smarter | The New Yorker]]> https://www.newyorker.com/culture/annals-of-inquiry/why-computers-wont-make-themselves-smarter

In the eleventh century, St. Anselm of Canterbury proposed an argument for the existence of God that went roughly like this: God is, by definition, the greatest being that we can imagine; a God that doesn’t exist is clearly not as great as a God that does exist; ergo, God must exist.

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Mon, 17 May 2021 23:55:43 -0700 https://www.newyorker.com/culture/annals-of-inquiry/why-computers-wont-make-themselves-smarter
<![CDATA[Stop talking about AI ethics. It’s time to talk about power. | MIT Technology Review]]> https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/04/23/1023549/kate-crawford-atlas-of-ai-review/

We need to acknowledge both the politics and the physical impact that AI has on the planet, says scholar Kate Crawford in her new book. At the turn of the 20th century, a German horse took Europe by storm.

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Mon, 17 May 2021 23:55:33 -0700 https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/04/23/1023549/kate-crawford-atlas-of-ai-review/
<![CDATA[White Supremacy and Artificial Intelligence - YES! Magazine]]> https://www.yesmagazine.org/social-justice/2019/08/29/technology-racism-artificial-intelligence-white-supremacy

In her new book Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code, Ruha Benjamin breaks down the “New Jim Code,” technology design that promises a utopian future but serves racial hierarchies and racial bias.

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Sat, 01 May 2021 05:55:25 -0700 https://www.yesmagazine.org/social-justice/2019/08/29/technology-racism-artificial-intelligence-white-supremacy
<![CDATA[Bloomberg - Are you a robot?]]> https://www.bloomberg.com/tosv2.html?vid=&uuid=03d111c0-aa9e-11eb-9b2f-0d637d2a473b&url=L3ZpZXcvYXJ0aWNsZXMvMjAxNy0wMy0yNC9hbGdvcml0aG1zLWNhbi1iZS1wcmV0dHktY3J1ZGUtdG93YXJkLXdvbWVu

Your browser is no longer supported. You can still use the site, but some features may not work as expected. Please consider upgrading to one of the following browsers. Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Edge / Internet Explorer. Algorithms from the 1950s.

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Sat, 01 May 2021 05:55:21 -0700 https://www.bloomberg.com/tosv2.html?vid=&uuid=03d111c0-aa9e-11eb-9b2f-0d637d2a473b&url=L3ZpZXcvYXJ0aWNsZXMvMjAxNy0wMy0yNC9hbGdvcml0aG1zLWNhbi1iZS1wcmV0dHktY3J1ZGUtdG93YXJkLXdvbWVu
<![CDATA[What Happens When Biases Are Inadvertently Baked Into Algorithms - The Atlantic]]> https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/09/discrimination-algorithms-disparate-impact/403969/

A recent ProPublica analysis of The Princeton Review’s prices for online SAT tutoring shows that customers in areas with a high density of Asian residents are often charged more.

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Sat, 01 May 2021 05:55:18 -0700 https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/09/discrimination-algorithms-disparate-impact/403969/
<![CDATA[Rethinking Artificial Intelligence through Feminism | CCCB LAB]]> http://lab.cccb.org/en/rethinking-artificial-intelligence-through-feminism/

Technology surrounds us and is everywhere, but how this technology is made and who really benefits from it and who does not, are still important questions to be investigated.

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Fri, 08 Jan 2021 23:36:39 -0800 http://lab.cccb.org/en/rethinking-artificial-intelligence-through-feminism/
<![CDATA[An Open P2P Resource for AI technology: Art, Academia and Activism – Marc Garrett. Exploring Class in Postdigital Cultures]]> https://marcgarrett.org/2020/09/11/an-open-p2p-resource-for-ai-technology-art-academia-and-activism/

An open knowledge list for all to add to, use, and share with others.

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Wed, 14 Oct 2020 23:59:31 -0700 https://marcgarrett.org/2020/09/11/an-open-p2p-resource-for-ai-technology-art-academia-and-activism/
<![CDATA[Openly shared AI Resource List - Google Docs]]> https://docs.google.com/document/d/12QdXLmEKQZadQeFcKFm1U46EGfMu-T4KR2fwCp6L88M/edit?usp=drivesdk&usp=embed_facebook&usp=embed_facebook&usp=embed_facebook&usp=embed_facebook

List of AI in: Academia, Technology and Activism - An Openly shared Resource with Peers. (Title to be changed soon) The Cultural Production of Art and AI: Investigating various methods such as: computer vision, artificial intelligence, neurorobotics, speech recognition, generative writing, ge...

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Fri, 10 Jul 2020 04:59:04 -0700 https://docs.google.com/document/d/12QdXLmEKQZadQeFcKFm1U46EGfMu-T4KR2fwCp6L88M/edit?usp=drivesdk&usp=embed_facebook&usp=embed_facebook&usp=embed_facebook&usp=embed_facebook
<![CDATA[How to Generate Infinite Fake Humans - The Atlantic]]> https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2020/02/how-generate-infinite-fake-humans/606943/

You encounter so many people every day, online and off-, that it is almost impossible to be alone. Now, thanks to computers, those people might not even be real.

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Sun, 01 Mar 2020 19:17:25 -0800 https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2020/02/how-generate-infinite-fake-humans/606943/
<![CDATA[White Supremacy and Artificial Intelligence - Yes! Magazine]]> https://www.yesmagazine.org/social-justice/2019/08/29/technology-racism-artificial-intelligence-white-supremacy/

In her new book Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code, Ruha Benjamin breaks down the “New Jim Code,” technology design that promises a utopian future but serves racial hierarchies and racial bias.

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Mon, 02 Dec 2019 18:25:14 -0800 https://www.yesmagazine.org/social-justice/2019/08/29/technology-racism-artificial-intelligence-white-supremacy/
<![CDATA[Computers Evolve a New Path Toward Human Intelligence]]> https://www.quantamagazine.org/computers-evolve-a-new-path-toward-human-intelligence-20191106/

In 2007, Kenneth Stanley, a computer scientist at the University of Central Florida, was playing with Picbreeder, a website he and his students had created, when an alien became a race car and changed his life.

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Sat, 09 Nov 2019 10:51:26 -0800 https://www.quantamagazine.org/computers-evolve-a-new-path-toward-human-intelligence-20191106/
<![CDATA[Opinion | Good for Google, Bad for America - The New York Times]]> https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/01/opinion/peter-thiel-google.html

At its core, artificial intelligence is a military technology. Why is the company sharing it with a rival? Mr. Thiel is an entrepreneur and investor.

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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 04:08:54 -0700 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/01/opinion/peter-thiel-google.html
<![CDATA[Readings in AI Ethics - Markkula Center for Applied Ethics]]> https://www.scu.edu/ethics/internet-ethics-blog/readings-in-ai-ethics/

Irina Raicu is the director of the Internet Ethics program at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University. Views are her own.

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Wed, 19 Jun 2019 18:53:13 -0700 https://www.scu.edu/ethics/internet-ethics-blog/readings-in-ai-ethics/
<![CDATA[Too Human — Real Life]]> https://reallifemag.com/too-human/

As I was being wheeled out of the post-anesthesia care unit at Mount Sinai, three incisions across my abdomen freshly glued shut and fentanyl warm in my veins, a nurse bustled over. “Your pictures, dear,” she said, tucking a colorful strip of photos into my sweatshirt like a garnish.

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Mon, 27 May 2019 17:28:03 -0700 https://reallifemag.com/too-human/
<![CDATA[Towards an anti-fascist AI - danmcquillan.io]]> http://danmcquillan.io/ai_and_antifascism.html

This talk is about some pressing issues with AI that don't usually make the headlines, and why tackling those issues means developing an antifascist AI. When i talk about AI i'm talking about machine learning and about artificial neural networks, also known as deep learning1.

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Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:31:46 -0700 http://danmcquillan.io/ai_and_antifascism.html
<![CDATA[Index of Best AI/Machine Learning Resources]]> https://hackernoon.com/index-of-best-ai-machine-learning-resources-71ba0c73e34d

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning field is getting a lot of attention right now, and knowing where to start can be a little difficult. I’ve been dabbling in this field, so I thought of curating the best resources in one place.

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Sun, 18 Nov 2018 08:48:09 -0800 https://hackernoon.com/index-of-best-ai-machine-learning-resources-71ba0c73e34d
<![CDATA[Index of Best AI/Machine Learning Resources]]> https://hackernoon.com/index-of-best-ai-machine-learning-resources-71ba0c73e34d

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning field is getting a lot of attention right now, and knowing where to start can be a little difficult. I’ve been dabbling in this field, so I thought of curating the best resources in one place.

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Sun, 18 Nov 2018 08:48:09 -0800 https://hackernoon.com/index-of-best-ai-machine-learning-resources-71ba0c73e34d
<![CDATA[You thought fake news was bad? Deep fakes are where truth goes to die | Technology | The Guardian]]> https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/nov/12/deep-fakes-fake-news-truth

In May, a video appeared on the internet of Donald Trump offering advice to the people of Belgium on the issue of climate change. “As you know, I had the balls to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement,” he said, looking directly into the camera, “and so should you.”

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Sun, 18 Nov 2018 08:48:08 -0800 https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/nov/12/deep-fakes-fake-news-truth
<![CDATA[AI & Culture: Buildings, Cities (and Infrastructures, and Beyond…)]]> https://medium.com/@maximolly/ai-culture-buildings-cities-and-infrastructures-and-beyond-8b91ce0e916f

We’ve long heard a lot about smart: smart homes, smart cities, smart grids, and more. It’s blowing up even more, with a lot of talk about AI these days. It’s all over pop culture, whether in tv, film, books, sci-fi, music, games, and internet memes.

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Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:09:46 -0700 https://medium.com/@maximolly/ai-culture-buildings-cities-and-infrastructures-and-beyond-8b91ce0e916f
<![CDATA[Manifesto on algorithmic humanitarianism | openDemocracy]]> https://www.opendemocracy.net/dan-mcquillan/manifesto-on-algorithmic-humanitarianism

The nature of machine learning operations mean they will actually deepen some humanitarian problematics and introduce new ones of their own. This banality of machine learning is also its power. Small grocery shop in The Jungle refugee camp in Calais, 2015. Debets/Press Association.

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Tue, 09 Oct 2018 09:50:40 -0700 https://www.opendemocracy.net/dan-mcquillan/manifesto-on-algorithmic-humanitarianism