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Social Machines: The Coming Collision of Artificial Intelligence, Social Networking, and Humanity by Alice M. Mulvehill, James Hendler

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© James Hendler and Alice M. Mulvehill 2016

James Hendler and Alice M. Mulvehill, Social Machines, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1156-4_7

7. Social Machines: Embracing the Blur

James Hendler and Alice M. Mulvehill2

(1)Albany, New York, USA

(2)Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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Real life is and must be full of all kinds of social constraint—the very processes from which society arises. Computers can help if we use them to create abstract social machines on the Web: processes in which the people do the creative work and the machine does the administration…

Tim Berners-Lee and Mark Fischetti1, 1999

In the previous chapter, we explored how AI systems are increasingly ...

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