Kate Crawford: “Rocks, Flesh, and Rockets: A Political Ecology of AI”
Kate Crawford maps the global impacts of large-scale computation on the environment, personal data, and human labor.
About the Event
October 18, 2022
5:00 – 6:00 PM
In this talk, Professor Crawford will share the findings from her book Atlas of AI, which maps the global impacts of large-scale computation on the environment, personal data, and human labor. She will share insights from her field work for the book, including visiting lithium mines, Amazon warehouses, and Blue Origin’s rocket base. This work gives insight on the deeper politics and planetary costs of artificial intelligence and its infrastructures, which are generally hidden from public view.
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