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AI Digital Philosophy Psychology

Artificial Intelligence: Simulating a “Theory of Mind”

What does an attempt to generate an artificially intelligent Theory of Mind (of the existence of intentions, experiences and inference of probable future actions) in other entities reveal about our own existential circumstances and the fundamental uncertainties of our own experience ?

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AI

Artificially Intelligent

AI are really just sophisticated computational tools and technologies, not the oft-hyped and promoted “intelligence” they are misrepresented as.

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culture

Data Exploitation: Information-Shaping and A.I.

Successful perception-manipulation through information-mediated reinforcement requires an intuitive comprehension and insight into a cultural, historical “moment”…

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culture

Warm Bodies

A love story. With zombies.

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culture

Relative Intelligence

I’m not entirely confident in the marketing, PR and hype surrounding the notional “Intelligence” characterised in emerging contemporary applications and technologies. The kinds of sophistication and mental processing (on a spectrum towards consciousness and self-awareness) constitutive of authentic intelligence appears to be anything other than what is being achieved by these narrowly defined intelligent machines […]

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culture

Warbots

Death and the autonomous war robot. This cat may, it seems, be at least partially out of the bag already…

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Philosophy

No-one knows how AI works

No one really knows how the most advanced AI algorithms do what they do. I am not sure if this is actually a problem…