“Is it Research or is it Spying?”

“Is it Research or is it Spying? Thinking-Through Ethics in Big Data AI and Other Knowledge Sciences” has just been published online by the German Journal of Artificial Intelligence with Dr. Geoffrey Rockwell as a co-author. This article looks at some of the ethical issues raised by the knowledge sciences (like text mining) and how we can engage these…

79 Theses on Technology: Piper to Jacobs – No Comment

In his 79 Theses, Alan Jacobs hits upon one of the most important transformations affecting the technology of writing today. “Digital textuality,” writes Jacobs in Thesis 26, “offers us the chance to restore commentary to its pre-modern place as the central scholarly genre.” In an article published online in the Hedgehog Review, Andrew Piper offers…