Literature Collection

Scientific Publications

Adams, R., & Ni Loideain, N. (2019). Addressing Indirect Discrimination and Gender Stereotypes in AI Virtual Personal Assistants: The Role of International Human Rights Law. Social Science Research Network.

Birhane, A., & van Dijk, J. (2020). Robot Rights?: Let’s Talk about Human Welfare Instead. Proceedings of the AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society, 207–213.

Bryson, J. (2018). The Moral, Legal, and Economic Hazard of Anthropomorphising Robots and AI. International Research Conference Robophilosophy 2018.

Cave, S., Coughlan, K., & Dihal, K. (2019). “Scary Robots”: Examining Public Responses to AI. AI, Ethics, and Society Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Cave, S., & Dihal, K. (2019). Hopes and Fears for Intelligent Machines in Fiction and Reality. Nature Machine Intelligence, 1(2), 74.

Cave, S., & Dihal, K. (2020). The Whiteness of AI. Philosophy and Technology, 33(4), 685–703.

Cave, S., Dihal, K., & Dillon, S. (Eds.). (2020). AI Narratives: A History of Imaginative Thinking About Intelligent Machines. Oxford University Press. 

Coeckelbergh, M. (2009). Virtual moral agency, virtual moral responsibility: On the moral significance of the appearance, perception, and performance of artificial agents. AI & SOCIETY, 24(2), 181–189.

Hermann, I. (2020). Künstliche Intelligenz in der Science-Fiction: Mehr Magie als Technik. In Ahner, H., Metzger, M., & Nolte, M. (Hrsg.). Von Menschen und Maschinen: Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven auf das Verhältnis von Gesellschaft und Technik in Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft; Proceedings der 3. Tagung des Nachwuchsnetzwerks “INSIST”.

Hermann, I. (2020). Beware of fictional AI narratives. Nature Machine Intelligence, 2(11), 654–654.

Leufer, D. (2020). Why We Need to Bust Some Myths about AI. Patterns, Volume 1, Issue 7, 2020.

Johnson, D. G., & Verdicchio, M. (2017). Reframing AI Discourse. Minds and Machines, 27(4), 575–590.

Meinecke, L., & Voss, L. (2018). ‘I Robot, You Unemployed’: Science-Fiction and Robotics in the Media. In J. Engelschalt, A. Maibaum, F. Engels, & J. Odenwald (Eds.), Schafft Wissen: Gemeinsames und geteiltes Wissen in Wissenschaft und Technik: Proceedings der 2. Tagung des Nachwuchsnetzwerks “INSIST.”

Musa Giuliano, R. (2020). Echoes of myth and magic in the language of Artificial Intelligence. AI & SOCIETY, 35(4), 1009–1024.

Ni Loideain, N., & Adams, R. (2018). From Alexa to Siri and the GDPR: The Gendering of Virtual Personal Assistants and the Role of EU Data Protection Law. Social Science Research Network.

Obozintsev, L. (2018). From Skynet to Siri: An Exploration of the Nature and Effects of Media Coverage of Artificial Intelligence [Master’s thesis, University of Delaware].

Otto, C. (2020). KI in der deutschen juristischen Pop-Literatur: Eine kritische Auseinandersetzung mit etablierten falschen Glaubenssätzen. Recht Innovativ, 3/2020.

Parviainen, J., & Coeckelbergh, M. (2020). The political choreography of the Sophia robot: Beyond robot rights and citizenship to political performances for the social robotics market. AI & SOCIETY.

Pentzold, C., Brantner, C., & Fölsche, L. (2018). Imagining Big Data: Illustrations of “Big Data” in US News Articles, 2010–2016. New Media & Society, 21(1), 139–167.

Royal Society, The (Ed.). (2018). Portrayals and Perceptions of AI and Why They Matter.

Ryan, M. (2020). In AI We Trust: Ethics, Artificial Intelligence, and Reliability. Science and Engineering Ethics.

Singler, B. (2020). The AI Creation Meme: A Case Study of the New Visibility of Religion in Artificial Intelligence Discourse. Religions, 11(5), 253.

Sparrow, R. (2020). Robotics Has a Race Problem. Science, Technology, & Human Values, 45(3), 538–560.

Voss, L. (2021). More Than Machines? The Attribution of (In)Animacy to Robot Technology. Transcript.

Newspaper/Magazine Articles

Merchant, B. (2019, May 31). ‘Robots’ Are Not ’Coming for Your Job’—Management is. Gizmodo.

Naughton, J. (2019, January 13). Don’t Believe the Hype: The Media are Unwittingly Selling Us an AI Fantasy. The Guardian.

Rosenberg, M., & Markoff, J. (2017, December 21). A.I. Inspiration: The Science Fiction That Frames Discussion. The New York Times.

Sharkey, N. (2018, November 17). Mama Mia it’s Sophia: A Show Robot or Dangerous Platform to Mislead? Forbes.

Shead, S. (2019, October 24). Why Terminator: Dark Fate is sending a shudder through AI labs. BBC News.

Sowa, A. (2019, July 27). Wie Science-Fiction unsere Vorstellung von künstlicher Intelligenz prägt. The European.

Trouillet Rogers, A., & Moretti, L. T. (2019, February). Is Seeing Believing? A Collaborative Art and Design Research Project. SciArt Magazine.

Vincent, J. (2017, October 30). Pretending to Give a Robot Citizenship Helps No One. The Verge.

Blog Posts/White Papers

Brooks, R. (2017, July 9). The Seven Deadly Sins of Predicting the Future of AI.

Bryson, J. (2016, May 13). The meaning of the EPSRC principles of robotics. The Meaning of the EPSRC Principles of Robotics.

Bryson, J. (2018, November 18). Putting Sophia on the Bill, Ethically (an Open Letter).

Ferne, T., Cooke, H., & Man, D. (2021, August 16). Explaining Artificial Intelligence. Part 3—What does AI look like? BBC R&D.

Geitgey, A. (2018, May 30). The Real Scandal of AI: Awful Stock Photos.

Hermann, I. (2018, December 20). Terminator Won’t Save Us. HIIG Science Blog.

Hermann, I. (2020, February 1). “Mankind is no longer alone” – Über den Sinn und Unsinn der Asimov’schen Roboter-Gesetze.

Kerasidou, X. (2020, August 21). Beyond Heaven and Hell. Configuring ethical AI in healthcare.

Knight, W., & Hao, K. (2019, January 7). Never Mind Killer Robots – Here Are Six Real AI Dangers to Watch Out for in 2019. MIT Technology Review.

König, E. (2019, June 28). Worry About Present-Day AI First, and Far Off AGI Hypotheticals Second. Skynet Today.

Kurenkov, A. (2019, November 11). AI Coverage Best Practices, According to AI Researchers. Skynet Today.

Leufer, D. (2019). Dismantling AI Myths and Hype.

Liang, J., & Kurenkov, A. (2019, October 21). Openai’s Dexterous Robotic Hand –  Separating Progress from PR. Skynet Today.

Marcus, G. (2019, November 30). An Epidemic of AI Misinformation. The Gradient.

Montani, I. (2017, September 3). The Wired Brain: How Not to Talk About an AI-Powered Future.

Shih, B., Sinapayen, L., & Kurenkov, A. (2019, April 8). Boston Dynamics’ Robots – Impressive, but Far from the Terminator. Skynet Today.

Sinapayen, L. (2018, November 20). Sophia the Robot, More Marketing Machine Than AI Marvel. Skynet Today.

Singler, B. (2019, November 23). Controlling AI, Controlling Fictions.

Togelius, J. (2017, July 23). Some Advice for Journalists Writing About Artificial Intelligence.