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Artificial Intelligence and Its Discontents Critiques from the Social Sciences and Humanities

Title
Artificial Intelligence and Its Discontents [electronic resource] : Critiques from the Social Sciences and Humanities / edited by Ariane Hanemaayer.
ISBN
9783030886158
Edition
1st ed. 2022.
Publication
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2022.
Physical Description
1 online resource (XV, 275 p.) 6 illus., 4 illus. in color.
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Summary
This book answer this below question by drawing on a range of critical approaches across the social sciences and humanities, including posthumanism, ethics and human values, media and communications, linguistics, governance and justice studies, surveillance studies, Black feminism, and social and political resistance. On what basis can we challenge Artificial Intelligence (AI)-its infusion, investment, and implementation across the globe? . The authors analyse timely topics, including bias and language processing, responsibility and machine learning, COVID-19 and AI in health technologies, bio-AI and nanotechnology, digit ethics, AI and the gig economy, and representations of AI in literature and culture. This book is for those who are currently working in the field of AI critique and disruption. It is also a book for those who want to learn more about how to doubt, question, challenge, reject, reform and otherwise reprise "AI" as it has been practiced and promoted. Ariane Hanemaayer is Associate Professor at Brandon University and Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Research in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Cambridge. She is also Author of The Impossible Clinic: A critical sociology of evidence based medicine.
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Language
English
Added to Catalog
February 10, 2022
Series
Social and Cultural Studies of Robots and AI,
Social and Cultural Studies of Robots and AI,
Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction: Critical Insights: Bringing the social sciences and humanities to AI
Section I: Posthumanism
Chapter 2: Virtually Grown Up: Artificial Intelligence in Youth Fiction
Chapter 3: The Feminized Robot: Labour and Harawayan Afterlives
Section II: Human values
Chapter 4: AI's fast and furtive spread by infusion into technologies that are already in use - a critical assessment
Chapter 5: Dumbwaiters & Smartphones: The Responsibility of Intelligence
Section III: Media and Language
Chapter 6: Artificial Intelligence: a medium that hides its nature
Chapter 7: Gender Bias in Machine Translation Systems
Section IV: Governance
Chapter 8: Not Anytime Soon: The clinical translation of nanorobots
Chapter 9: Controversial Covid-19 contact-tracing app in India: digital self-defence, governance and surveillance
Chapter 10: Intelligent Justice': AI Implementations in China's Legal Systems
Section V: Resistance
Chapter 11: Artificial Intelligence between Oppression and Resistance: Black Feminist Perspectives on Emerging Technologies
Chapter 12: AI Ruined the Internet - and Everything Else: A manifesto
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Hanemaayer, Ariane. editor.
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