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DCS | Digital Culture and Society | Vol. 4, Issue 1 | © transcript 2018 DOI 10.14361/dcs-2018-0110 The Coming Political Challenges of Artificial Intelligence Benjamin Gregg Abstract Intelligence is the human being’s most striking feature. There is no consensually held scientific understanding of intelligence. The term is no less indeterminate in the sphere of artificial intelligence. Defini- tions are fluid in both cases. But technical applications and biotech- nical developments do not wait for scientific clarity and definitional precision. The near future

does have pal- pable effects on political participation. Those effects will be the focus of the next chapter. 2.2 Internet and Politics Over the last two decades, the Internet has not only transformed the ways in which people inform themselves and communicate with each other, but has also offered the potential to enrich existing political systems through new forms of democracy, as debates around digital and liquid democracy have illustrated (cf. Plaum 148). The hopes connected to electronic information and communication technologies were high.14 In this chapter

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8 Results and Discussion Simply looking at individuals acts of political participation, such as marching in a demonstration or signing an e-petition, is not enough to understand how people’s participation repertoires are influenced by ICT. Indeed, as information, communi- cation and participation are all mutually dependent and interactive, one also has to research people’s information and communication practices. Consequently, one focus of my research is on participants’ information practices, and their practice in terms of navigation and sense-making where

DCS | Digital Culture and Society | Vol. 1, Issue 1 | © transcript 2015 DOI 10.14361/dcs-2015-0114 Information Politics Tim Jordan in Conversation with Karin Wenz The following interview took place in May 2015 in London during a meeting of Tim Jordan with Karin Wenz. In contrast to the first interview in this volume, the interview had been done in a face-to-face setting, which is reflected in its less formal style. Tim Jordan is Head of School of Media, Film and Music at the University of Sussex in Brighton, UK. Tim has published on social movements and

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DCS | Digital Culture and Society | Vol. 4, Issue 1 | © transcript 2018 DOI 10.14361/dcs-2018-0111 On the Media-political Dimension of Artificial Intelligence Deep Learning as a Black Box and OpenAI Andreas Sudmann Abstract The essay critically investigates the media-political dimension of modern AI technology. Rather than examining the political aspects of certain AI-driven applications, the main focus of the paper is centred around the political implications of AI’s technological infrastructure, especially with regard to the machine learning approach that

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