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Artificial Intelligence As A Means Of Infantilization

Year 2022, Volume 2, Issue 1, 59 - 73, 30.04.2022

Abstract

The exponential digitalization of products and services, as well as the changing facades of reality, provide a larger area for AI in everyday life. In response to Stiegler's criticisms of Goffman and Bernardini's approach to infantilization, AI appears in all contexts in the modern World surrounding us from simple home equipment to 3D printers, from smart buildings to precision agriculture. The automatized habits, full of lists of likes and dislikes created by opinion leaders, proclaimed future designers, or common post-world paradigms, arose from the pseudo-reality of post-traumatic human behaviors regarding consumerism society. On the one hand, real AI advancements grasp more value, space, and interest in real life, but they also flourish in cinema as a fantasy world. This paper aims to question how cinematic imagination intersects with reality in science fiction films, with an emphasis on AI representation in cinema films.

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Details

Primary Language English
Subjects Basic Sciences, Social
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Nilüfer PEMBECİOĞLU This is me
ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY
0000-0001-7510-6529
Türkiye

Publication Date April 30, 2022
Published in Issue Year 2022, Volume 2, Issue 1

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APA Pembecioğlu, N. (2022). Artificial Intelligence As A Means Of Infantilization . Artificial Intelligence Theory and Applications , 2 (1) , 59-73 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/aita/issue/70443/1136248