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Atlas of AI : power, politics, and the planetary costs of artificial intelligence Book
Book | Yale University Press, New Haven : [2021]

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"What happens when artificial intelligence saturates political life and depletes the planet? How is AI shaping our understanding of ourselves and our societies? Drawing on more than a decade of research, award-winning scholar Kate Crawford reveals how AI is a technology of extraction: from the minerals drawn from the earth, to the labor pulled from low-wage information workers, to the data taken from every action and expression. This book reveals how this planetary network is fueling a shift toward undemocratic governance and increased inequity. Rather than taking a narrow focus on code and algorithms, Crawford offers us a material and political perspective on what it takes to make AI and how it centralizes power. This is an urgent account of what is at stake as technology companies use artificial intelligence to reshape the world."--Provided by publisher.

  • ISBN: 9780300209570
  • Physical Description: 327 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2021]
  • Copyright: ©2021
  • Bibliography, etc. Note:
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-313) and index.
  • Formatted Contents Note:
    Introduction -- Earth -- Labor -- Data -- Classification -- Affect -- State -- Conclusion : Power -- Coda : Space.

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