Trapped In The Body Of A Machine

Sebastian Schmieg

Event Series

How Deep is Your Dream

Field of Study

New Media

Date & Location

Tue, 08 Nov 2016, 19:30

It’s becoming increasingly hard to tell computers and humans apart. While this might mean that we’re entering an exciting age of exponential growth of intelligence and eternal life, I will however approach the blurring of this distinction by focusing on the invisible manual labor and the constant exploitation of our cognitive and bodily capacities that are necessary for building and running so called artificial intelligence. In doing so, it might turn out that telling apart artificial intelligence and an efficiently run mega corporation is becoming even more difficult.