Digital Media Lab Blog

September 15, 2019 Designing development, developing design, and methods of methodological control Did you ever wonder how developers know what their future users want? Well, often they just don’t know and really funny stuff can happen...
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Von: Peter Müller Tags:  Epistemology, Creativity, Methodology, Software, ReDiT, Design Kategorien:  Allgemein, Updates, Blog, Science, Research, Empirical, Methodology, Exchange
March 12, 2019 The Comparative Psychology of Artificial Intelligence – DML@MCTS Public Lecture by Cameron Buckner What is the philosophical novelty of Deep Neural Networks (DNNs)? What distinguishes them from classical approaches in Artificial Intelligence (AI)? To what extent may DNNs serve as models of human cognition? What is their bearing on questions of transparency and explainability in AI? These questions were discussed by Cameron Buckner in his well-attended – and well-received – evening lecture on 1 March, 2019. It was the first instalment of an interdisciplinary...
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Von: Hajo Greif Tags:  AI, Transparency, Philosophy, Software, Theory Kategorien:  Updates, Blog, Science, Events, Research, Theory
April 8, 2017 SIGCIS Meeting 2017 The SIGCIS (Special Interest Group for Computers, Information and Society) meeting took – for the first time – place without the SHOT (Society for the History of Technology) meeting in conjunction. SIGCIS17 was held on two days (March 18 and 19) and scholars from various fields such as history of computing, science and technology studies, media studies and many more explored how software relates to social and technical constructs of power and...
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Von: Eva-Maria Nyckel Tags:  Media, ACM, SIGCIS, Software Kategorien:  Allgemein, Blog