Media Brain and Xinhua AI news anchors

By KatalinFeherFulbrighter

As a radio journalist for years, I am interested in the development of media technology and the impact on media landscape. I closely followed the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in Chinese media industry. In December 2017, China’s Xinhua News Agency launched its AI Media Brain platform. In March 2018, the agency premiered the first…

Computational Narrative Phantasmal Media & Virtual Identity

By KatalinFeherFulbrighter

“My career is a quest to use the computer as a medium to spur the imagination and galvanize people to critically reflect upon society.” Prof. D. Fox Harrell, MIT CSAIL 0.  Computational Narrative Professor Fox Harrell on computational narratives: “Computational narratives take many forms including virtual and augmented reality systems, immersive experiences, videogames, electronic literature,…

Rewiring Media for Trustworthy AI

By KatalinFeherFulbrighter

BetweenBrains: Taking Back our AI Future, a 2020 book, is a comprehensive summary of AI movement, also discussing AI-related media in detail. In chapter six, the authors interpret the AI technology in context of social media, journalism, public dialogue and democracy for responsible thinking and proper AI ethics.  “Trust has been eroding globally for a…

From synthetic media to ethical chatbots

By KatalinFeherFulbrighter

How can humans be redefined with artificial intelligence? Interview with Katalin Feher Ph.D. Fulbright Research Scholar. An excerpt from the interview is below. The full text is available in English at medium.com. The original interview was published in Hungarian by Digital Hungary. /…/ At this point, artificial intelligence (AI) is placed in the picture Exactly. In this case, we are no…