- Great minds don't think alike: bringing sciences and the humanities together
- Judge Knot
- Why the arts and humanities are key to the future of tech
- The role of the arts and humanities in thinking about artificial intelligence (AI)
- Marc Andreessen on Learning to Love the Humanities (Ep. 152)
If you want to build a team of innovative problem-solvers, you should value the humanities just as much as the sciences, says entrepreneur Eric Berridge. He shares why tech companies should look beyond STEM graduates for new hires -- and how people with backgrounds in the arts and humanities can bring creativity and insight to technical workplaces.
Science and the humanities have been antagonistic for too long. Many of the big questions of our time require them to work closer than ever.
«As with many of the matters that define our time, they call for a pluralistic approach that combines different ways of knowing»
Some incoherent thoughts
Two science and technology institutions top the 2022 rankings for arts and humanities. They know that the 4th industrial revolution needs critical thinkers.
«New technology – particularly machine learning and Artificial Intelligence – is raising fundamental questions about what it is to be a human being.»
When people learn to code, they should also learn about ethics, humanities, and equity. Then perhaps they’ll be more prepared to predict the unintended consequences of their work.
We need to stop perpetuating the false dichotomy between technology and the humanities. To do otherwise would be detrimental to society.
Does the loss of confidence in the humanities suggest a problem about knowledge or a problem about value?
The real challenge to building on the frontier? Figuring out human behavior.
«if this sticks, then it represents the first decoupling of economic opportunity from geographic locality in thousands of years.»
Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera discusses the systemic inequities in who gets to define the “crisis” in literary studies....
Reclaiming a broad and foundational understanding of ethics in the AI domain, with radical implications for the re-ordering of social power
We can’t let big data produce small minds.
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