Technology Question

Referencing the Learning Resources for this module, choose any question in the research project list and answer it in relation to posthumanism. In other words treat posthumanism as a new technology or technological way of being.

 

Learning Resources

posthuman | The Chicago School of Media Theory

Critical Posthumanism

Which decisions should we leave to algorithms? | Aeon Essays

True AI is both logically possible and utterly implausible | Aeon Essays

Arnold Toynbee shines a light on the humanities’ role today | Aeon Essays

Artificial Intelligence and Human Nature | The New Atlantis

Human Nature is Here to Stay | The New Atlantis

Why Human Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence Will Evolve Together, by Stephen Hsu

 

Questions in the research project list only have to chose one to answer in relation to the topic.

  1. What is the problem for which this technology is the solution?
  2. Whose problem is it?
  3. Which people and what institutions might be most seriously harmed by a technological solution?
  4. What new problems might be created because we have solved this problem?
  5. What sort of people and institutions might acquire special economic and political power because of technological change?
  6. What changes in language are being enforced by new technologies, and what is being gained and lost by such changes?

 

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