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57 Outboard Brain, Semantic Web, AI

The prospect of AI has significantly grown, and the scariest is whether robots will be undistinguishable from humans, and if they will become a prosthesis or a tool and co-worker and mind extension.

Technically confirmed authorship?

I want to know who thought up what I am reading. The only way to ensure it was a human, is via successful networks of personal trust. Continue reading

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No prediction

Difficult to guess: either, bullshitters and gaslighters will have a harder time,
or tech will lure us even more effectively into relying on patronizing prostheses. Continue reading

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Cognition at scale

My thoughts about the story of the ‘sentient’ chatbot LaMDA, considering scale as strength of IT.
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#ethics21 Faked teachers?

A challenging question in this week was not on the course channels but in OLDaily: “Still don’t think they can be teachers?” in a comment about expressive emotive humanoid robots. Yes, I fear they can, and maybe poorer students will … Continue reading

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#ethics21 Week 2 Curiosity

In Week 2, we will learn about Applications of Learning Analytics, and I am curious about a few things that have puzzled me for a while. Continue reading

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The Extended Mind

Offload the material and see it anew — great advice for using the “Extended Mind”.
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Predictions

My prediction for the upcoming year.
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Invisibility and cognition

What is cognition? Invisibility seems to play an important role.
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#EL30 Week 6: Automated Assessments

The rich data tapestry of student learning records, might get at a more accurate picture of whether the student’s abilities will meet the requirements of a certain job profile. But is the conjecture true for all types of assessments, and will it lead to more justice, and should we embrace machine decisions here?
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#EL30 Alien Intelligence AI

In EL30, a very interesting topic so far was about ‘Ethical AI’ and what makes humans different from AI. Inevitably, the association pops up that the AIs will be very smart and autonomous, and we hope that they will want … Continue reading

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