Moving from the future to the present

Hello, Moving forward: please print out the articles we read.

Above is a video of artist, Trevor Paglen explaining his project Invisible Images.

Is AlphaZero really a scientific breakthrough in AI? 

Jose Camacho Collados

Mathematician, AI/NLP researcher and chess International Master. His 7 page paper is embedded inside of the link. Please read it by tomorrow

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For Next Week!!!!!

Propublica’s

Bias in Criminal Risk Scores Is Mathematically Inevitable, Researchers Say 

INSIDE THE TWO YEARS THAT SHOOK FACEBOOK—AND THE WORLD

How a confused, defensive social media giant steered itself into a disaster, and how Mark Zuckerberg is trying to fix it all.

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Week 4

Hello all,

A few things:  I would like to remind everyone that this class meets twice a week at 12 PM. Please make a (bigger) effort to make it and on time …

Here is the Alan Turing paper from 1950 called Computing Machinery and Intelligence.  Please write your response paper about it. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts.

Also this blog post by Math Babe made me think about our discussion today. Check it out and let me know what you think next week.

And on the Flip Side of Cyborgs

Hi all,

I’m posting a Stephen Wolfram video below … but for this coming up Tuesday the readings are below.

How to tell AI what to Do

I thought I would post an episode from Team Human in which you can hear Douglas Rushkoff and Tim O’reilly discuss who are or perhaps more aptly who should be the stake holders.

(not required but interesting)

Hello All,

For next Monday please read:

What will Our Lives Be like as Cyborgs by Tim O’reilly.

and we’ll be discussing the ideas of by Nick Bostrom.

This New Yorker Article offers some background on Nick Bostrom. (recommended)

Here is his (and others) most recent paper called Policy​ ​Desiderata​ ​in​ ​the Development​ ​of​ ​Superintelligent​ ​AI 1which attempts to lay out some of the concerns various actors such as government should be thinking about as the lay out a policy.  (required reading)

And his website.

You may choose one article for your response paper.

 

bending reproduction cont.

Hello all,

Please read Baroque Technopatriacrchy: Reproduction by Paul B. Preciado published in Art Forum on January 1st, 2018. Like many organizations, Art Forum has recently undergone a shift in management due to #metoo revelations about the previous editor, Knight Landesman. This manifesto was printed, signing the advent of a new era.

Looking forward to hearing your thoughts.