David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
AI and Society 28 (2):219-225 (2013)
It is supposedly easier to connect with other human beings in the era of ubiquitous technology. Connecting requires action and an element of risk taking in a context of dynamic uncertainty and incomplete information. The article explores what is involved in developing sustainable connections. We reflect on the context of “Socially Useful Artificial Intelligence”, the focus of the first article in issue 1.1.1987 of AI & Society, and explore subsequent research in a changing world. The arguments are illustrated through an account of the development of the Penny University, from a London coffee house to a potential international virtual institution
|Keywords||Communication Culture Dialogue Knowledge Language Penny University Quality Uncertainty|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
C. P. Snow & Stefan Collini (2013). The Two Cultures. Cambridge University Press.
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1922/1999). Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. Dover Publications.
J. Stiglitz (2004). Globalization and its Discontents (London: Allen Lane, 2002). Res Publica 10 (193-205):2004.
Stephen Edelston Toulmin (2001). Return to Reason. Harvard University Press.
Jude Smith Rachele (2012). The Diversity Quality Cycle: Driving Culture Change Through Innovative Governance. [REVIEW] AI and Society 27 (3):399-416.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Adam Morton (2000). Saving Epistemology From the Epistemologists: Recent Work in the Theory of Knowledge. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 51 (4):685-704.
Helmut Pape (2008). Searching for Traces: How to Connect the Sciences and the Humanities by a Peircean Theory of Indexicality. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 44 (1):pp. 1-25.
Deborah L. Schussler & Lea Knarr (2013). Building Awareness of Dispositions: Enhancing Moral Sensibilities in Teaching. Journal of Moral Education 42 (1):71-87.
Catherine Wilson (2000). How to Connect with the Past. Metascience 9 (2):203-226.
C. A. Hale (2013). A Sense of Belonging in Re-Membering: Anthropocosmic Connection in the Twenty-First Century. World Futures 69 (1):45 - 60.
Timothy Chappell (1999). Only Connect, or, How to Get Out of Our Heads. Bradley Studies 5 (2):167-176.
Ruth Chadwick (2011). Bio- and Security Ethics: Only Connect. Bioethics 25 (1):ii-ii.
Paul Standish (1999). Only Connect: Computer Literacy From Heidegger to Cyberfeminism. Educational Theory 49 (4):417-435.
Lawrence D. Roberts (1997). How Demonstrations Connect with Referential Intentions. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 75 (2):190 – 200.
Nancy L. Rosenblum (1990). Strange Attractors: How Individualists Connect to Form Democratic Unity. Political Theory 18 (4):576-586.
Garin Dowd (2000). "CONNECT-I-CUT": George Oppen's Discrete Series and a Parenthesis by Jacques Derrida. Angelaki 5 (1):123-128.
Nikolay Milkov (2006). Mesocosmological Descriptions: An Essay in the Extensional Ontology of History. Essays in Philosophy 7 (2):1-17.
Amy Banks (2011). Developing the Capacity to Connect. Zygon 46 (1):168-182.
Added to index2012-05-06
Total downloads10 ( #323,960 of 1,792,063 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #463,566 of 1,792,063 )
How can I increase my downloads?