What Algorithms Want – Imagination in the age of computing

30 Nov 2017

 / 12:00pm to 1:00pm
 / Free
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Hear from Ed Finn – Founding Director of the Centre for Science and the Imagination – on his research into digital narratives, creative collaboration, and the intersection of the humanities, arts and sciences.

He’ll discuss how the emergence of algorithmic culture such as Siri, Amazon’s anticipatory system and Facebook draw on and shape human culture and discuss why the algorithm has its roots not only in mathematical logic but also in cybernetics, philosophy and magical thinking.

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