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7: Artificial Intelligence, Emotion, and What Makes Us Human with Dr. Noreen Herzfeld

DigEthix: Digital Ethics Today

In this episode of the podcast, Seth interviews Dr. Noreen Herzfeld. Noreen is the Nicholas and Bernice Reuter Professor of Science and Religion at St. John’s University and the College of St. Benedict. She holds degrees in both Computer Science and Mathematics and has a Ph.D. in Theology from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. Seth talks to Noreen about the history of artificial intelligence and about cultural attitudes towards technology, especially those in transhumanism. She stresses that emotions are a key difference between us and machines and that emotions may be essential to what makes us human. The key questions for this episode are: what does it mean for a machine system to be considered intelligent? Is education really a matter of a simple information transfer?Potentially Helpful sources:https://www.loc.gov/loc/brain/emotion/Kagan.htmlhttps://www.simplypsychology.org/behaviorism.htmlhttps://mitsloan.mit.edu/ideas-made-to-matter/emotion-ai-explainedhttps://news.stanford.edu/2021/02/23/four-causes-zoom-fatigue-solutions/https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/feeling-our-emotions/Contact us:digethix.orgfacebook.com/digethixtwitter.com/digethixinstagram.com/digethixfutureEMAIL: digethix@mindandculture.orgMusic: "Dreams" from Bensound.com

1hr 1min

14 Jul 2021

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65X - Noreen Herzfeld on Artificial Intelligence

FULLER curated

In her lecture “A New Neighbor or a Divisive Force?,” Noreen Herzfeld, Reuter Professor of Science and Religion at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, speaks about the image of God and asks whether we can consider AI a new kind of neighbor. The Fuller Missiology Lectures is an annual conference held by the School of Intercultural Studies. The 2019 lectures “Techno-Sapiens in a Networked Era: Becoming Digital Neighbors” explored how digital technology shapes human interaction, virtue formation, and engagement with the cultural and religious other. For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life, visit Fuller.edu/Studio

32mins

14 Jan 2020

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The Vivian J Lamb Lecture Series: Noreen Herzfeld Outsourcing Memory

Social Sciences and Society - Video (HD)

Outsourcing Memory: Is the computer interchangeable with our memory? What does our reliance on technology affect how we relate to one another and how we understand ourselves?

45mins

10 Feb 2016

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The Vivian J. Lamb Lecture: Noreen Herzfeld Outsourcing Memory

Social Sciences and Society - Audio

Outsourcing Memory: Is the computer interchangeable with our memory? What does our reliance on technology affect how we relate to one another and how we understand ourselves?

45mins

10 Feb 2016

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