“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


“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)