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An Archaeology Of Artificial Life, Underwater

Stefan Helmreich, Sophia Roosth, and Michele Friedner

in Sounding the Limits of Life: Essays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164809
eISBN:
9781400873869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164809.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how scientists working on Artificial Life have understood their practices as situated historically. It first considers the practice of finding genealogies for Artificial Life, ... More


Human-Like Machine Intelligence

Stephen Muggleton and Nicholas Chater (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198862536
eISBN:
9780191895333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862536.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

In recent years there has been increasing excitement concerning the potential of Artificial Intelligence to transform human society. This book addresses the leading edge of research in this area. The ... More


When Your BFF Is an AI: Artificial Intelligence as Folk

Tok Thompson

in Posthuman Folklore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825087
eISBN:
9781496825131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825087.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Artificial intelligence programs have increasingly entered public discourse in many diverse and overlapping ways. The various artificial intelligences are connected to our biologically based ones ... More


Creating Insight: Gestalt Theory and the Early Computer

David Bates

in Genesis Redux: Essays in the History and Philosophy of Artificial Life

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226720807
eISBN:
9780226720838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226720838.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter questions the underlying assumptions of both classic Artificial Intelligence, founded in the analogy between the brain and the digital computer, and the newer tradition that construes ... More


Sequelisation and Secondary Memory: Steven Spielberg's Artificial Intelligence: A. I. (2001)

Carolyn Jess-Cooke

in Film Sequels: Theory and Practice from Hollywood to Bollywood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626038
eISBN:
9780748670895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626038.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter compares the sequel's memory-making registers with what Dominick LaCapra has called ‘secondary memory’. Steven Spielberg's Artificial Intelligence: A. I. is explored to address the ... More


Steven Spielberg: A Biography, Second Edition

Joseph McBride

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738360
eISBN:
9781604738377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738360.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Until the first edition of this book was published in 1997, much about Steven Spielberg’s personality and the forces that shaped it had remained enigmatic, in large part because of his tendency to ... More


Artificial Intelligence along the New Silk Road: Competition or Collaboration?

Lynda Hardman

in China and Europe on the New Silk Road: Connecting Universities Across Eurasia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198853022
eISBN:
9780191887420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853022.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Political Economy

Chapter 13 gives an impression of the development of the relatively young AI and computer science fields in Europe and China and how the current situation has developed over the past twenty years, ... More


Determining Our Technological and Democratic Future: A Wish List

Paul Nemitz and Matthias Pfeffer

in Regulating Big Tech: Policy Responses to Digital Dominance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197616093
eISBN:
9780197616130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197616093.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter talks about the concentration of power in the hands of the GAFAM, which became possible because of the Internet and software that remained largely unregulated. It cites the infant ... More


emerging technologies: artificial intelligence

marcia santana fernandes

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0058
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter uses the film Artificial Intelligence (2002) to set the stage for a discussion of the ethics of emerging technologies. The film focuses on an 11-year-old artificial boy, David (Haley ... More


A.I., or The Freeze

Peter Szendy

in Apocalypse-Cinema: 2012 and Other Ends of the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264803
eISBN:
9780823266845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264803.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter first considers the cinematic tropes of freezing and an off-screen voice present in The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Sunshine (Danny Boyle, 2004), and Quintet (Robert Altman, 1979). It ... More


Technological Progress and Artificial Intelligence

Anton Korinek, Martin Schindler, and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in How to Achieve Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192846938
eISBN:
9780191939372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846938.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Advances in artificial intelligence and automation have the potential to be labor-saving and to increase inequality and poverty around the globe. They also give rise to winner-takes-all dynamics that ... More


Who profits?

Harold Thimbleby

in Fix IT: See and solve the problems of digital healthcare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198861270
eISBN:
9780191893339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861270.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Who is profiting from our data? Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) the solution to better healthcare?


Ribbon of Darkness: Inferencing from the Shadowy Arts and Sciences

Barbara Maria Stafford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630489
eISBN:
9780226630656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630656.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Imagine these essays as cross-disciplinary field trips exploring the inscrutable digital networks and ineffable Big Data characterizing our uncertain times. Taken together, they trace a dark thread ... More


‘The History of Gods’

Joshua Grimm

in Ex Machina

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348301
eISBN:
9781800850941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348301.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The evolution of artificial intelligence in science fiction film has showcased an array of technological marvels, and yet each reflects the era in which the films were made, be it what the device ... More


On the Matter of Robot Minds

Brian P. McLaughlin and David Rose

in Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy, Volume 2

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198815259
eISBN:
9780191853012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815259.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

One reason it matters whether phenomenally conscious robots will soon be forthcoming is that such robots would have moral rights. The view that they are on the horizon often rests on a certain ... More


The Black Stack

Benjamin H. Bratton

in The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029575
eISBN:
9780262330183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029575.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The concluding chapter, The Black Stack, draws out the tangled implications of The Stack as a challenge to design and to geopolitical thought, one to be achieved and/or resisted. The figure of “The ... More


Introduction: A Call to Arms

Kenneth Payne

in I, Warbot: The Dawn of Artificially Intelligent Conflict

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197611692
eISBN:
9780197632956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197611692.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Artificial Intelligence has the potential to change warfare dramatically. That’s true of tactics, especially the weapons used in battle, but it’s also true of strategy, the larger puzzle in warfare ... More


Persons or Machines

John Harris

in How to be Good: The Possibility of Moral Enhancement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198707592
eISBN:
9780191822001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707592.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

When considering the further evolution of our species, or for that matter the creation of new species of creatures or of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for existing or future people, it is often ... More


Codebreaking and Colossus

Donald Michie

in Colossus: The secrets of Bletchley Park's code-breaking computers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780192840554
eISBN:
9780191917936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192840554.003.0026
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

In late 1941, following my 18th birthday, a normal next phase would have been two further terms at boarding school, with an option for scholarship holders to proceed to a shortened University ... More


Fools: The Neuroscience of Cyberspace

Gwyneth Jones

in Deconstructing the Starships: Science, Fiction and Reality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853237839
eISBN:
9781786945389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay is the first in the book’s Science, Fiction and Reality section. It was originally a paper read at a conference held at the University of Teesside in April 1995 and was later published in ... More


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