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Manolis Patiniotis

Professor of History of Science/NKUA/Digital Studies

Title of Paper:
Artificial Intelligence in the public sphere. The usefulness of a useless discussion

Subdisciplinary Area: Science Communication

Keywords: Digital culture, anthropomorphism, robots, complexity, cognition

Abstract: There can be little doubt that the discussion about AI dominates the public sphere. Experts, lay people and public figures struggle to understand the technological developments in the field and assess the consequences they imply for human beings and society. However, the discussion is full of misunderstandings both about the nature of AI and about its growing involvement with human affairs. The aim of this communication is to elaborate on 5+1 such misunderstandings and show that all of them point to crucial issues located at the intersection of philosophy, science and technology.


Manolis Patiniotis

Me And AI Applied philosophy research lab Hellenic Republic
The first interdisciplinary conference on Artificial and Augmented Intelligence, organized by the Applied Philosophy Research Laboratory of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, with the joint effort of the Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Society. The objective of the conference is to highlight issues related to the Ethical, Legal, Political, Social and Financial aspects of the implementation of cutting-edge intelligence technologies in everyday life.
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