While anthropologists have frequently taken artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and data science as objects of study (among many other examples, see Besteman and Gusterson 2019 ; Forsythe 2001 ; Helmreich 1998 ; Seaver 2022
Artificial Intelligence, Humanness, and Nonverbal Sociality
Faith in Machine or Man?
Jan Martijn Meij
Lovelock, James. 2019. Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. McKibben, Bill. 2019. Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? New York: Holt. Artificial Intelligence (or AI) has mostly
Humans “in the Loop”?
Human-Centrism, Posthumanism, and AI
Nandita Biswas Mellamphy
The Problem with “Human-Centered” AI Data-driven advances based on AI (artificial intelligence) are transforming societies and calls for more responsible and ethical use of technologies have emerged to deal with fears concerning the negative
Loneliness and Love
The Potential of Human-AI Relations as Explored by Contemporary Science Fiction Cinema
Abby Lauren Kidd
When thinking of science fiction films about artificial intelligence, we often recall enduring images, characters, and plots from a handful of iconic movies, such as Lana and Lilly Wachowskis’ Matrix ( 1999 ) and James Cameron's Terminator
The Face of the Future
An Ethical Examination of Lucrecia Martel's AI
In an interview promoting her short film AI , filmmaker Lucrecia Martel described her work as “artificial intelligence in the sense of a consciousness without an individual” ( McDowell 2020 ). She uses the found footage of a recorded psychiatric
Welcome to the Machine
Artificial Intelligence on Screen 1
, suggested a desire on our part for our futuristic companions to have at least an approximation of intelligence and personality. The human need to communicate is perhaps the genesis of artificial intelligence as we see it most often depicted on screen now
Resisting Techno-Orientalism in Understanding Kuaishou, Douyin, and Chinese A.I.
orientalizing contexts. To envision equitable futures—and to avoid reinforcing stereotypes—we need more pluralistic understandings of Chinese cultures. In this article, I consider how Chinese internet and the forms and aesthetics of contemporary artificial
Otherness, Responsibility, and Visions of Future Technologies in Ahmed Saadawi's Frankenstein in Baghdad and Jeanette Winterson's Frankissstein
Amal Al Shamsi
by instability whether incited by warfare or the introduction of artificial intelligence. Although different in terms of geographical setting and genre, both texts are connected in their reinvestigation of Frankenstein' s core concerns of otherness
The Exile of Speech
Re-reading Genesis 6–9 in the Light of Lockdown
, this was the faculty of practical reason, which later developed into the concept of personal identity centred on the scientific intellect. This has led to an increasing fascination with the idea of artificial intelligence, and the blurring of the
Voicing Pride and Futurity in the Age of A.I.
An Interview with Playwright Pao-Chang Tsai on Solo Date
Jing Chen and Pao-Chang Tsai
“How do you live without someone you love?” Set in a future where humankind lives alongside advanced artificial intelligence (A.I.), creator and performer Pao-Chang Tsai's theatrical production Solo Date (2016) responds to this question by