“The End of Theory” – Byung-Chul HAN

Columbus and His Egg Bentham likened his panopticon to ‘Columbus and his egg’. By his account, the invention should be applied to all disciplinary milieus of incarceration because it promotes the exceptionally efficient surveillance of inmates. The panopticon represents a watershed in the social order: ‘What would you say, if by the gradual adoption and… Continue lendo “The End of Theory” – Byung-Chul HAN

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“Consciousness in Artificial Intelligence” – John Searle | Talks at Google

Curb your AI enthusiasm, Ray.John Searle Ray is Ray Kurzweil, renowned futurist and author of books on artificial intelligence, transhumanism, and the technological singularity. Kurzweil—sitting right up front—was the first person to raise their hand and ask Searle a question after his talk at Google. The philosopher's reply was just brilliant. Making a fundamental distinction… Continue lendo “Consciousness in Artificial Intelligence” – John Searle | Talks at Google

Google, Facebook, Amazon – The rise of the mega-corporations | DW Documentary

Mega-corporations like Amazon and Facebook are becoming more powerful. And their growth shows no signs of slowing down. They are in the public eye -- but are they also above the law? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dy8ogOaKk4Y The pandemic has only made the "big four” -- Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook -- more influential. Our data has become big… Continue lendo Google, Facebook, Amazon – The rise of the mega-corporations | DW Documentary

In the Age of AI | FRONTLINE (documentary)

A documentary exploring how artificial intelligence is changing life as we know it — from jobs to privacy to a growing rivalry between the U.S. and China. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dZ_lvDgevk FRONTLINE investigates the promise and perils of AI and automation, tracing a new industrial revolution that will reshape and disrupt our world, and allow the emergence of… Continue lendo In the Age of AI | FRONTLINE (documentary)

“O fim da teoria” – Byung-Chul HAN

Numa carta endereçada a sua mulher, escreve Martin Heidegger: “O outro, inseparĂĄvel do amor a ti e, de outro modo, inseparĂĄvel do meu pensamento, Ă© difĂ­cil de dizer. Chamo-o de Eros, o mais antigo dos deuses, segundo a palavra de ParmĂȘnides. O bater as asas daquele deus toca-me cada vez que no pensamento dou um… Continue lendo “O fim da teoria” – Byung-Chul HAN

“Google, Big Data e o fim do livre arbĂ­trio” – Yuval Noah HARARI

Financial Times, 26 de agosto de 2016 Esqueça esse papo de ouvir a si mesmo. Na era da informação, os algoritmos tĂȘm a resposta, escreve o historiador Yuval Noah Harari Durante milhares de anos os seres humanos acreditaram que a autoridade vinha dos deuses. Depois, na era moderna, o humanismo gradualmente transferiu a autoridade das… Continue lendo “Google, Big Data e o fim do livre arbĂ­trio” – Yuval Noah HARARI

Ditadura da TransparĂȘncia – Byung-Chul HAN

No inĂ­cio, a rede digital foi celebrada como um medium de liberdade ilimitada. O primeiro slogan publicitĂĄrio da Microsoft, «Aonde vocĂȘ quer ir hoje?», sugeria uma liberdade e uma mobilidade sem fronteiras na internet. Hoje, essa euforia jĂĄ se mostrou uma ilusĂŁo. A liberdade e a comunicação ilimitadas se transformam em monitoramento e controle total.… Continue lendo Ditadura da TransparĂȘncia – Byung-Chul HAN