Co-opting AI? Data Capitalism & Predictive Intelligence

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 11:30am

Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

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Luciana Parisi (Duke) & Ezekiel Dixon-Román (UPenn)

This will be a conversation between Luciana Parisi (Duke) and Ezekiel Dixon-Román (University of Pennsylvania) on "Machine Learning is a Co-opting Machine" and "Designing AI with Justice" from the "Co-opting AI" series (Public Books). This conversation considers how discourses of co-opting AI need to understand how statistical and computational predictive intelligence works, what techno-social systems are, and their limits. Additionally, Parisi and Dixon-Román will discuss what ontologies are assumed in discourses of co-opting and how we might radicalize computational logics by rethinking the ontoepistemologies of prediction.Two readings: provided.

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