How Smart is Artificial Intelligence?
In the last ten years, Artificial Intelligence has become interwoven with everyday life. We're constantly tracked for corporate data collection. Almost every relationship or exchange is watched and evaluated. Unregulated facial recognition systems assess mental health, employability, and potential to commit a crime.
But these interactions are built upon the politics of extraction: mining natural resources, exploiting workers, and harvesting data. Though the traditional image of robots pretends a veneer of objectivity, AI is actually built upon subtle systems of power, which can reproduce racist, misogynist and ableist judgements.
Join author and academic Kate Crawford to explore how is AI reshaping the world. Where are the boundaries of history, ideology, politics and prejudice? And how does machine classification entrench inequality?