Tag: autonomy

Phoebe Sengers responds in turn


Whether CTPs should walk on three legs or two; how the robotic artwork Petit Mal is “interpretationally plastic;” what cultural assumptions we build into machines: just some of the response-topics here.

Absences, Negations, Voids


Examining Doug Nufer’s Negativeland, a constraint-based text, Louis Bury adopts the same constraint as the novel - an approach NOT dissimilar to his treatment of Abish’s Alphabetical Africa. In this case, the constraint is a prohibition against sentences lacking “some form of negation” - a commitment not unlike the affirmation of negativity.

Schizophrenia and Narrative in Artificial Agents


Phoebe Sengers discusses the Expressivator and socially situated AI.