Our Ideas

We are dedicated to unraveling the profound impact of AI on our society, communities, workplaces, and personal lives. To truly grasp this transformation, our approach is rooted in engaging with core concepts such as critical thinking, logical analysis, and the scrutiny of underlying assumptions, principles that are essential in the realm of philosophical inquiry.

Our Ideas
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The Agentic Web

Artificial intelligence will never understand why I found it important to write this piece today. Why and how I hope I can connect with readers through it. Because only you, my fellow humans, can have similar experiences.

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Is AI the "Cure for Male Loneliness"?

While considering the potential risks and implications of OpenAI releasing an AI voice that appears designed to draw people in, I found an interesting r/artificialinteligence Reddit thread of people sharing their preference for talking with AI over other humans.

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AI and Accountability

I believe that accountability becomes more pronounced in the era of AI. While the accountability dynamics between humans and machines may differ, humans will invariably assert that if someone had access to such advanced AI capabilities, they had the means to make more informed decisions.

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Co-Agency with AI and the Paradox of Autonomy

In the era of generative AI, characterized by seamless co-creation and the economics of intimacy, worries about AI encroaching on agency have more existential elements. They go to the essence of humanity, as machines now actively participate in significant aspects of original thought.

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Social Learning

On a surface level, AI might seem like the perfect solution to the challenges of social learning. But is this really true? Is it actually what we want?

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AI & Scientific Discovery

In science, traditional human search strategies are like wandering through a wilderness with limited visibility, relying on intuition and serendipity. AI, in contrast, can take in the whole landscape, quickly and effectively exploring the vast range of possible combinations.

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AI, Intimacy, and Transcendence

Context is everything—whom you're with, where you're going, and why. Machines currently lack the ability to understand this context, but generative AI, especially modern large language models, hold the promise of changing this limitation.

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AI and the Extended Mind

The future of the extended mind is not a fixed destination but an ongoing journey that requires our active participation and reflection as we redefine what it means to be human in an age of artificial intelligence.

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AI and Complex Change

Complex change recognizes that change is non-linear, emergent, and deeply interconnected with the system in which it occurs. This is even more important as we adapt to the complexity of generative AI.

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AI and Decision Factories

AI's potential is vast but many applications remain incremental, simply grafting AI onto outdated frameworks. This is why we embrace complexity. We think about designing incentives, understanding self-organization and distributed control, and planning for emergence and adaptation.

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Umwelt

AI could help humans appreciate the diverse perceptual worlds of animals by simulating their senses and thought processes.

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