In this interview with Jan St. Werner, the veteran electronic musician discusses how Mouse on Mars have attempted to blur the distinction between machine intelligence and empathy on their new album AAI.
Eric Schwitzgebel's excellent and accessible philosophy in A Theory of Jerks and Other Philosophical Misadventures would be great at parties—just open up to any random three-page essay, read it aloud, and let the conversation flow.
Purists who see Ian McEwan's comments about science fiction and his novel, Machines Like Me, as a slight against their beloved literary genre are missing the point.
In the fantasy world of AI-populated Westworld, unchecked humankind regresses into violence toward the "Other" -- just as we do in the chaotic real world. Is that the essence of human nature, to always reject its' self as seen in the visage of the Other?
Algorithms of Oppression addresses the growing concern about the consequences of commercial control over information and the harm it does to communities.