The Future of AI: Social and Cultural Aspects online lecture series brings international experts to discuss the philosophy of AI, AI and post-digital aesthetics, cultural impacts of AI, AI (in) art, non-human agency, AI-driven social transformations, and, more generally, our coexistence with AI and digital technologies in all aspects of daily life. The series is organized by the Digital Society Lab [DigLab] of the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory.
The lecture series is divided in three parts. Part 2 will take place from March to May 2023.
8 March, 18:00 (CET)
Joanna Zylinska (King’s College London), “Nonhuman Creativity: Artificial Imagination: Human Anticipation”
16 March, 17:00 (CET)
Kevin LaGrandeur (New York Institute of Technology), “The Implications of Digital Brain” Enhancement
22 May, 17:00 (CET)
Bruno Gransche (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), TBA
9 June, 17:00 (CET)
Andreas Kaminski (The Technical University of Darmstadt), “The Obsolescence of Our Concepts: Human-machine Interaction in the Context of AI”
Part 3 (September – November 2023): TBA
Part 1 (links to lectures):
Helga Nowotny (ETH Zurih), “In AI We Trust. Power, Illusion and Control of Predictive Algorithms”
Armin Grunwald (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), “Artificial Intelligence (AI) meets Philosophical Anthropology”
Sanja Bojanić (Academy of Applied Arts and Center for Advanced Studies Southeast Europe, University of Rijeka), “New materiality and old syntax under the skin of Ed Atkins: Aesthetics and grammar of contemporary artistic languages”