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Andreas Sudmann 
The Democratization of Artificial Intelligence 
Net Politics in the Era of Learning Algorithms

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After a long time of neglect, Artificial Intelligence is once again at the center of most of our political, economic, and socio-cultural debates. Recent advances in the field of Artifical Neural Networks have led to a renaissance of dystopian and utopian speculations on an AI-rendered future. Algorithmic technologies are deployed for identifying potential terrorists through vast surveillance networks, for producing sentencing guidelines and recidivism risk profiles in criminal justice systems, for demographic and psychographic targeting of bodies for advertising or propaganda, and more generally for automating the analysis of language, text, and images. Against this background, the aim of this book is to discuss the heterogenous conditions, implications, and effects of modern AI and Internet technologies in terms of their political dimension: What does it mean to critically investigate efforts of net politics in the age of machine learning algorithms?
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Andreas Sudmann teaches media studies at Ruhr-University Bochum. His research revolves around aesthetic, political and philosophical questions on digital and popular media in general and AI-driven technologies in particular.
Language English ● Format PDF ● Pages 334 ● ISBN 9783839447192 ● File size 5.3 MB ● Editor Andreas Sudmann ● Publisher transcript Verlag ● City Bielefeld ● Country DE ● Published 2019 ● Edition 1 ● Downloadable 24 months ● Currency EUR ● ID 6734589 ● Copy protection Social DRM

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