Author: Ana Luize Corrêa Bertoncini

What is Artificial Intelligence? (Part 3)

I started this series of posts here, discussing the creation of the term “artificial intelligence” at the Dartmouth conference, focusing on the words and the scientific context. Subsequently, I moved from the historical context to the broader history here, showing that artificial intelligence has been in people’s imaginations for much longer, not just in the […]

What is Artificial Intelligence? (Part 2)

In November 2022, I started this series of posts about what artificial intelligence (AI) is. In the first part, I proposed that readers identify the AI around them or that comes into their heads. I argued that the difficulty in understanding this technology may come from the lack of consensus on what it is. If deciphering intelligence […]

What is Artificial Intelligence? (Part 1)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming one of those terms that everyone knows, talks about, but when thinking about its definition, difficulties arise. So, I start this text by suggesting a reflection: first, think about what AI is and then look around you and try to identify where it is acting. Don’t worry if it wasn’t […]

New technology, old dilemmas: how artificial intelligence is bringing up classic philosophical arguments

In 1956, at the Dartmouth Workshop, John MacCarthy coined the term artificial intelligence (AI) along with other prominent authors: Marvin Minsky, Herbert Simon, and Allen Newell. The origin of AI benefited from the intersection of two significant intellectual developments of the time, the cognitive revolution and the theory of computability, and brought from the imagination […]

So, are you going to attend any event this year?

Contact with other professionals and students, updated content, exciting conversations. There are countless reasons to attend academic events! If you’re an undergraduate student, you’ve probably seen a poster advertised by the University or even listened to one. However, have you ever thought about submitting any work? A few months before registration, the organizing institutions publish […]

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