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Learning About Metadata and Machines: Teaching Students Using a Novel Structured Database Activity

Andrew Iliadis Iliadis, Tony Liao, Isabel Pedersen, Jing Han
2021 Journal of Communication Pedagogy  
Machines produce and operate using complex systems of metadata that need to be catalogued, sorted, and processed.  ...  We end by discussing the activity's relevance for the emerging field of human-machine communication.  ...  The activity was facilitated through Fabric of Digital Life (Fabric), an online research collaborative and cultural analytics database.  ... 
doi:10.31446/jcp.2021.1.14 fatcat:mmdx72hl25hjxlqfg2ob3p7cg4

Atmospheres of digital technology: wireless spectres and ghosts outside the machine

Luis Hernan, Martyn Dade-Robertson
2016 Digital Creativity  
Starting with the, often cited, notion of technologies of disappearance this paper suggest that, in the absence of physically tangible infrastructure, we understand and frame technologies through myths  ...  through creative exploration, using a visualization device and a photographic method developed by the authors, perceptions of these invisible infrastructures and the spaces they occupy can be played with  ...  of the machine?  ... 
doi:10.1080/14626268.2016.1210647 fatcat:eyy7kyogrfafja7tgaejugh4zq

The Machine Awakens: The Science and Politics of the Fantastic Automaton

J. Tresch
2011 French Historical Studies  
During the early nineteenth century, in the Restoration and July Monarchy, images of self-moving machines were newly associated with the physics of ethers, conversions, steam and electricity, as well as  ...  with animal magnetism; they also frequently had magical and religious associations.  ...  such encounters.  ... 
doi:10.1215/00161071-2010-024 fatcat:2swdeao73zaozmr3lqusisqydu

A Review on Federated Learning and Machine Learning Approaches: Categorization, Application Areas, and Blockchain Technology

Roseline Oluwaseun Ogundokun, Sanjay Misra, Rytis Maskeliunas, Robertas Damasevicius
2022 Information  
Federated learning (FL) is a scheme in which several consumers work collectively to unravel machine learning (ML) problems, with a dominant collector synchronizing the procedure.  ...  The study also examined applicable machine learning models for federated learning.  ...  Although BCT may ensure the security of a complete architecture, it has nothing to do with privacy. Individual node allusion does not pose a threat to privacy.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info13050263 fatcat:evmwjo52jfhlbg4vw2hatew4k4

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Robert Horsfield
2021 Exchanges  
For example, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?  ...  Dick novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? While developing the argument for an 'ironic' usage of the concept of the Anthropocene.  ...  When not writing he divides time between his full-time job in the NHS and his other full-time job with his cat.  ... 
doi:10.31273/eirj.v8i2.584 fatcat:yejzwwjmabhzjf6kkvpunaroqm

Acts of Becoming

Adam Tompkins
2022 Loading ..  
The characters Markus, Connor, and Kara have intertwining stories that represent different elements of minority life in the United States with the clearest parallels to the historical experience of African  ...  Racial concepts in the game do not perfectly align with historical or contemporary understandings of "race" in the United States. Androids, in short, all belong to the same "race."  ...  In Detroit, some androids have become woke, deviating from their original programming to develop into rationale free-thinking beings with a human-like capacity to hope, dream, and love; however, they encounter  ... 
doi:10.7202/1084836ar fatcat:jdnovkh4lrgtzapx72flc4mbv4

The Artificial Woman in the Mirror: Gender Performance and Classicism in Friederike Helene Unger's Prince Bimbam — A Fairytale for Young and Old (Prinz Bimbam — Ein Mährchen für Alt und Jung, 1802)

Birte Giesler
2006 Lumen  
The narration forms a kaleidoscope of literary allusions. The plot broadly trifles with the subject of Parzival, the young fool who leaves home to make innumerable mistakes and finally becomes wise.  ...  The occurrence of man-made humans, be it automatons, machines, or puppets, is closely connected with the contemporary discussions of the autonomous subject which then evokes the concept of the artist as  ... 
doi:10.7202/1012081ar fatcat:tna5p6xlnbbnndmyib6z2ptjle

The Science Fiction of Roe v. Wade

Palmer Rampell
2018 ELH: English literary history  
For Dick, new machine life arises in worlds characterized by the failed reproduction of human life.  ...  Either both machine and person tragically fail to recognize their own souls (or lack thereof), or else this uncannily humanlike android belies his own claim that only beings with souls are people.  ... 
doi:10.1353/elh.2018.0008 fatcat:mckw4wbc6jgofozwibeyeitq7e

The Uncanny Robots of Pilot Pirx: Stanisław Lem's Tales

Dominika Oramus
2016 Interlitteraria  
Rick, the protagonist of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? also ponders the possibility that an android with an artificial memory implant might be subjectively sure she or he is human.  ...  Hoffman's "The Sandman" a man talks to a doll: he confesses to her, discusses with her his life and art, believes he hears her answer, feels he is understood by her, prefers her company to other people's  ... 
doi:10.12697/il.2016.21.1.12 fatcat:yxxpcs24tzbajal3okeluzxoae

Addiction Λ Moralization: Drugs, Alcohol, Sex and God-Power in Sarah Kane's Cleansed, Marc Schölermann's Pathology and Alex Garland's Ex Machina

Estella Ciobanu, Patricia Şoitu
2018 HyperCultura  
However different in medium and topic, the three (unrelated) dystopian works betray a concern with moral righteousness strictly circumscribed by the heteronormative and pleasure-prohibitive JudaeoChristian  ...  Nathan, however, couches her flirtation implicitly in terms of Shakespeare's Miranda-Ferdinand encounter (Ex Machina 00:50:20-00:50:30). 9 "If you've created a conscious machine, that's not the history  ...  Thus, the God-punishment-death striking violently-on the God-figure (Nathan) comes literally ex machina, from an AI machine, if with no Deus affixed to it; nonetheless, this "machine" shares in her Maker's  ... 
doaj:e96a1937e0a94123afa7a551a65102bb fatcat:fclmx7oainerxeepjimi3gdceu

Vessels of Transfer: Allegories of Afrofuturism in Jeff Mills and Janelle Monáe

tobias c. van Veen
2013 Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture  
#57821, Cindi Mayweather, denizen and "cyber slavegirl" of Metropolis-are infused with the black Atlantic imaginary of Afrofuturism.  ...  techno producer Jeff Mills-radio turntablist The Wizard, space-and-time traveller The Messenger, founding member of Detroit techno outfit Underground Resistance and head of Axis Records-and Janelle Monáe-android  ...  Mike Banks and Cornelius Harris of Underground Resistance, Jeff Mills, Yoko Uozumi at AXIS Records, Alain Mongeau and the press team at MUTEK, Malcolm Levy and Jessica Santa at New Forms Festival, and android  ... 
doi:10.12801/1947-5403.2013.05.02.02 fatcat:moo6ubxb5vgvnmrsi2v2rdapbu

Ideology as Dystopia: An Interpretation of Blade Runner

Douglas E. Williams
1988 International Political Science Review  
Deckard succeeds in "retiring" two of the rebel androids, has his own life saved when Rachel comes to his aid and "retires" another, and ultimately fights a bone-chilling climactic battle with the group's  ...  , that resonates with a passion for life seemingly beyond the comprehension of Deckard, even when his own life is at stake-and, what's worse, Deckard knows it.  ... 
doi:10.1177/019251218800900406 fatcat:76m6oji4szfmzayjwvcy33trse

Dreaming of Cyborgs, Sex, and Catastrophe: Warwick's rush to the brink (and a note on Clayton's 'policy arena')

Peter Otto
2008 19 : Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century  
scenario can be averted only if we merge with the machines.  ...  How does this, or even Warwick"s account in I, Cyborg of his Morse code encounter with Irena, presage part determine the measures of success and failure.  ... 
doi:10.16995/ntn.489 fatcat:u4xhgl3j6bhm7dvrnvp4usgqhe

Toward an Affective Sense of Life: Artificial Intelligence, Animacy, and Amusement at a Robot Pet Memorial Service in Japan

Daniel White, Hirofumi Katsuno
2021 Cultural Anthropology  
This essay analyzes the organization of Buddhist memorial services for robot pets in Japan against the backdrop of emerging markets for robots equipped with artificial emotional intelligence.  ...  capacity, responsive to technoscientific change, and generative of theoretical inspiration for how anthropologists might similarly exercise affect as a particularly productive method of fieldwork within machine-inclusive  ...  We especially thank Andrea De Antoni, Emma Cook, Marié Abe, and all the members of the "Skills of Feeling with the World" workshop, hosted at Ritsumeikan University.  ... 
doi:10.14506/ca36.2.03 fatcat:k4qbga26tveybb7wnmpn7olvpm

Teleportation, Cyborgs and the Posthuman Ideology

Mervyn F. Bendle
2002 Social Semiotics  
This paper is concerned with a set of phenomena that lies at the intersection of popular culture,  ...  This paper is concerned with a set of phenomena that lies at the intersection of popular culture, genetics, cybertechnology, nanotechnology, biotechnology and other advanced technologies, bio-ethics, science  ...  Haraway (1991: 149) differs from many commentators on the human/machine encounter by recognizing from the outset that while the cyborg is a hybrid of machine and organism, it is above all 'a creature  ... 
doi:10.1080/10350330220130368 fatcat:223ttg3skjanhbpo3gdhdnbu7y
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