Erik J. Larson is a philosopher, computer scientist, and tech entrepreneur. Founder of two DARPA-funded AI startups, he currently works on the underpinnings of natural language processing and machine learning. He has written for professional and popular journals (such as The Atlantic) and has probed the limits of current AI technologies (such as with the IC2 tech incubator at the University of Texas at Austin).
Review of Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism In setting the stage for this review of Shoshana Zuboff’s remarkable book, a brief selective history of the field of artificial intelligence will be helpful, especially in recalling the pioneering work of Norbert Wiener. “Artificial intelligence” (AI) is in common usage today, but the term is […]