Articles, books, essays, videos

Blogs and websites

Bots

Creative automation

Accountable algorithms

  • Skynet Today: Accessible and informed written critique of the AI news and trends. (skynettoday.com)
  • @algorithm_club: Twitter book club on the theme of critical algorithm studies
  • Ethical Machines: podcast, a “series of conversations about humans, machines & ethics” (ethicalmachines.com)
  • Concerning AI: A podcast that explores “concerns about intelligent machines” (concerning.ai)
  • Moral Machines: A platform for gathering a human perspective on moral decisions made by machine intelligence (moralmachine.mit.edu)
  • Uncovering Algorithms: A project to FOIA algorithms that impact our lives (muckrock.com)
  • Auditing Algorithms: Adding accountability to automated authority (auditingalgorithms.science)
  • AI Progress Measurement: Project that collects problems and metrics/datasets from the AI research literature, and tracks progress on them (eff.org)
  • Algorithm Tips: Find tips for stories on algorithms (algorithmtips.org)
  • Algorithms of late capitalism: Internet, algorithms, and a global free-market economy (algorithmsoflatecapitalism.tumblr.com)
  • Not Flawless: AI Confessions
  • We Need to Talk, AI: A comic essay on artificial intelligence (weneedtotalk.ai)

Books and other literature

Written essays and videos

What are bots?

In order to better comprehend the possibilities, and perils, of social bots we must ask pointed questions—about their design, implementation, regulation, and ethics.

How to Think About Bots (motherboard.vice.com)

Automated art

Art and curation left in the hands of scripts and algorithms is fascinating …

The Art and Nonsense Poetry of Obscure Twitter Bots (secretcave.co)

Biased algorithms

Dangers in automation


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