Editorial Occulto 6: Life

While the Anthropocene is still waiting for its “golden spike”, we can turn our attention to the less sensational yet enlightening story of early-modern seasonal cod fishery in Newfoundland, and to its teachings about the complexity and long-lasting effects of human-animal-plant interplay.

Occulto 6: Life

Fake nutial pads, fantastic mice with French names, super-intelligent dogs, “green cure” cod, incredibily ancient fossils, funny cephalopods, and, of course, Darwin. Let’s get ready for a post-human world together!

Kapsel – Ne Zha, der Schutzgott

Alice Cannava will moderate the second panel of the five-episode Kapsel series at Acud. We’ll discuss AI from technical, historical and cultural perspectives, focusing on everyday life, science-fiction literature and China.

Superficial Intelligence – Launch and Panel

“Why are AI programs good at chess but they have such a hard time avoiding cat poop? Which talking computer from the movies has the best voice? We have some ideas but these algorithms keep suggesting ‘other things we may like’ and we have been too distracted to come up with solid answers.”