Homo Attentus: Technological Backlash and the Rise of Attentional Humanism - Shared screen with speaker view
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Coded Bias is a fabulous documentary on this topic!: https://www.netflix.com/title/81328723
Yes, it is. And I will have to expand my bibliography. http://autodidactproject.org/bib/bigdata_biblio.html
But there is also Wiener's God and Golem, Inc., hyping AI.
Norbert Wiener, Tufts BA!
We have emotions transformed by the logic of capital, the money economy, which is not a product of biological evolution.
This new tech humanism sounds like the self help industry.
I’m sorry that I have to leave for an advising meeting, but thank you for this talk!
What would this argument of homo attentus make of social media actually meant to BRING attention to social issues abandoned by this seemingly individual, self-concerned take on attention?
The Esalen Institute was always an elite institution, with connections to cybernetics, among other things.
Stuart Brand ….. Whole Earth Catalog …. etc.
Dr. Seaver, can you put your email in the chat? I’d love to reach out.
This was fantastic- thank you!!
Thank you Professor Seaver!