Affect and Artificial Intelligence
Publication Year: 2010
Published by: University of Washington Press
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...thIs project emerged from archIve boxes. the book Is buIlt with the affects in letters of reference, handwritten notes, photographs, postcards, computer logbooks, transcribed interviews, published anecdotes, unpublished fiction, conference proceedings, written records of long deleted radio debates, carbon copies of official documents, video files, newspaper clipnullpings, a coronernulls report, correspondence from a hospital bed, and a docunull...
Introduction: The Machine Has No Fear
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... machinery and intelligence, Alan Turing turned his mind to the future. Now that the conceptual and technical parameters for electronic brains had been laid down, what kind of intelligence could he build? More specifically, what kind of intelligence in humans should be the standard against which intelligence in machines is measured? Turing imagined two possibilities ...
1. The Positive Affects of Alan Turing
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... British neurologist and cyberneticist W. Ross Ashby about the possibility of making mechanical models of the brain.
2. Shaming AI: Helplessness, Confusion, and Error
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... Messick hosted a three-day conference at the Educational Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey, called “Computer Simulation: Frontier of Personality Theory” (Tomkins and Messick 1963). The aim of the conference was to evaluate how useful the newly emerging computer technologies might be for the field of personality. Could personality ...
3. Artificial Psychotherapy
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... learn to tolerate shame. Invented in the late nineteenth century and refined in the twentieth, psychotherapy is a kind of treatment that allows patients to negotiate painful emotional states (grief, depression, anxiety, self-loathing, aimlessness, rage). It doesn’t offer a cure, if by cure we mean the complete elimination of emotional misery now and into the future ...
4. Walter Pitts and the Inhibition of Affect
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... scientists in the United States under the age of forty. The article investigated the characteristics that mark distinguished scientific careers: “What kind of man becomes an outstanding scientist? Is there a widening gulf between him and the rest of society?” (Bello 1954, 142). The article contains a portfolio of ten young men working in universities and ten working in industry ...
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Publication Year: 2010
Series Editor Byline: Edited by Phillip Thurtle and Robert Mitchell