<unlike-us> Fwd: AI & Society and CRASSH Conference Call for Papers- Cambridge
douglas at publicsphereproject.org
Sat Apr 20 04:23:14 CEST 2019
When you say 99.99% accuracy for collective intelligence are you referring
to something like quora in which people actually weigh with their answers?
Or something else? I ask because I use in a much broader context.
The why you should never use quora was very interesting — almost a
requirements list for a public quora — which could be called PubFAQ?!?
On Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 4:38 AM gertml <gertml at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> Hi Doug,
> This gets interesting.
> Collective intelligence is already in a precarious state (because it can
> hardly be profited from and so receives no funding), but add AI (and
> its endless prospect for profit) to it and it will most certainly fail
> miserably (on the "intelligence" part). You trade 99.9% accuracy for 80%
> accuracy (and a lot of profit). What a spectacular missed opportunity
> for problem solving.
> AI is the blackbox that can break every tool chain. The perfect add-on
> cloak for those operating in obscurity.
> Why You Should Never, Ever Use Quora
> Doug Schuler schreef op 2019-03-11 16:57:
> > Date: Sun, Mar 10, 2019 at 11:44 PM
> > Subject: AI & Society and CRASSH Conference Call for Papers- Cambridge
> > To: Douglas Schuler <douglas at publicsphereproject.org>
> > I am delighted to announce this Call for Papers for the forthcoming AI
> > &
> > Society and'Re-' Interdisciplinary Network CRASSH conference at the
> > University of Cambridge on June 26-28 2019.
> > http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/28385
> > I would like to invite you to submit an abstract and participate in
> > the
> > conference discussion. Please share this Call with your colleagues,
> > research students, within your institution(s) and in your networks! It
> > will be an exciting three days!
> > The deadline for abstracts (300 words, pdf format) is 1st April 2019,
> > to
> > be sent to spg12 at cam.ac.uk.
> > I look forwards to hearing from you.
> > With good wishes,
> > Satinder
> > (Associate Editor, AI & Society Journal)
> > ------------------------------------
> > CONFERENCE: Tacit Engagement in the Digital Age
> > CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline for abstracts (300 words) 1st April
> > Joint Conference by the ‘Re-‘ Interdisciplinary Network and the AI
> > &
> > Society Journal
> > A concept that has been at the fore of discussions around the
> > sociology
> > of scientific knowledge, the limits of AI, and most recently the
> > design
> > of ‘collective intelligence’, is ‘tacit knowledge’. First
> > coming to
> > prominence in the 1960’s, with Polanyi’s The Tacit Dimension
> > (1966), it
> > is a concept that continues to be addressed by scholars and
> > practitioners from a wide range of disciplinary and inter-disciplinary
> > perspectives, and applied fields of practice. This conference explores
> > the place of the tacit in the 21st Century, where our lives are
> > increasingly augmented by AI algorithms.
> > Engagement with and through social media networks and mobile apps are
> > re-shaping the notion of community and family, and affecting
> > wellbeing,
> > as well as the cultures of the workplace and institutions. The
> > exponential rise of big data flows in networked communications causes
> > vast gaps in translation, confusion about what is true and false, and
> > mistrust of ‘experts’. In the shadows of machine thinking we are
> > unable
> > to engage with difference.
> > This challenges us to come up with technological futures rooted in us
> > as
> > persons, not as numbers, parts, sensory mechanisms, genes, and
> > individual bodies.
> > What alternative models might allow humans to better engage with
> > technology?
> > How can we reconsider the relation between a person and a collective
> > intelligence?
> > How can we reconceive the self as interaction in a digital age?
> > Ideas of performance and re-performance help us reposition seemingly
> > singular subjects and objects as collective phenomena, and help
> > reconnect art and science after their separation in the 19th Century;
> > but the arts in general can play a key role in questioning and
> > reframing
> > our understandings by directing attention to the tacit assumptions,
> > norms, and expectations embedded in all cultural processes.
> > There is a supposed neutrality around technology, evidenced in the
> > idea
> > that human ‘intelligence’ can, in the absence of ‘person’, be
> > artificially re-presented, re-constructed and re-produced through
> > computation (AI). The conference explores in what ways the interplay
> > of
> > the arts and sciences is reconceiving augmentation, and questions what
> > an ‘intelligence’ that is ‘artificial’ might be.
> > We invite contributions from across the disciplines and practices of
> > the
> > arts, performance arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences,
> > engineering, neuroscience, technology, and healthcare to engage in
> > reflections on these and other issues around tacit engagement in the
> > digital age, in line with the four central themes of the conference:
> > 1. Performance as a Paradigm of Knowledge
> > 2. Self as Interaction in the Digital Age
> > 3. Trust in the Shadows of Machine Thinking
> > 4. Future Possibilities in intersections of Art, Science,
> > Technology,
> > and Society.
> > Abstracts (300 words) should be submitted in pdf format to Satinder
> > Gill
> > (spg12 at cam.ac.uk)
> > --
> > Douglas Schuler
> > douglas at publicsphereproject.org
> > Twitter: @doug_schuler
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