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. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3392243

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. https://doi.org/10/gg6ssk

Bryson, J. (2018). The Moral, Legal, and Economic Hazard of Anthropomorphising Robots and AI. International Research Conference Robophilosophy 2018. http://ebooks.iospress.nl/volumearticle/50775

Cave, S., Coughlan, K., & Dihal, K. (2019). “Scary Robots”: Examining Public Responses to AI. AI, Ethics, and Society Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii. https://doi.org/10/ggbn5s

Cave, S., & Dihal, K. (2019). Hopes and Fears for Intelligent Machines in Fiction and Reality. Nature Machine Intelligence, 1(2), 74. https://doi.org/10/ggbn5k

Cave, S., & Dihal, K. (2020). The Whiteness of AI. Philosophy and Technology, 33(4), 685–703. https://doi.org/10/gg66hp

Cave, S., Dihal, K., & Dillon, S. (Eds.). (2020). AI Narratives: A History of Imaginative Thinking About Intelligent Machines. Oxford University Press. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/ai-narratives-9780198846666 

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. https://doi.org/10/fw45jd

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”. https://nbnresolving.org/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-67663-1

Hermann, I. (2020). Beware of fictional AI narratives. Nature Machine Intelligence, 2(11), 654–654. https://doi.org/10/ghhr7x

Leufer, D. (2020). Why We Need to Bust Some Myths about AI. Patterns, Volume 1, Issue 7, 2020. https://doi.org/10/ghm4sd

Johnson, D. G., & Verdicchio, M. (2017). Reframing AI Discourse. Minds and Machines, 27(4), 575–590. https://doi.org/10/ggncqg

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.” https://www.ssoar.info/ssoar/handle/document/58220

Musa Giuliano, R. (2020). Echoes of myth and magic in the language of Artificial Intelligence. AI & SOCIETY, 35(4), 1009–1024. https://doi.org/10/ggxs2z

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. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3281807

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]. http://udspace.udel.edu/handle/19716/24048

Otto, C. (2020). KI in der deutschen juristischen Pop-Literatur: Eine kritische Auseinandersetzung mit etablierten falschen Glaubenssätzen. Recht Innovativ, 3/2020. https://rechtinnovativ.online/ri-03-2020-otto-ki-in-der-deutschen-juristischen-pop-literatur

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. https://doi.org/10/ghk5vc

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. https://doi.org/10/gdz25c

Royal Society, The (Ed.). (2018). Portrayals and Perceptions of AI and Why They Matter. https://royalsociety.org/-/media/policy/projects/ai-narratives/AI-narratives-workshop-findings.pdf

Ryan, M. (2020). In AI We Trust: Ethics, Artificial Intelligence, and Reliability. Science and Engineering Ethics. https://doi.org/10/ggz6zt

Singler, B. (2020). The AI Creation Meme: A Case Study of the New Visibility of Religion in Artificial Intelligence Discourse. Religions, 11(5), 253. https://doi.org/10/ggw7mk

Sparrow, R. (2020). Robotics Has a Race Problem. Science, Technology, & Human Values, 45(3), 538–560. https://doi.org/10/ghnj4m

Voss, L. (2021). More Than Machines? The Attribution of (In)Animacy to Robot Technology. Transcript. https://www.transcript-publishing.com/978-3-8376-5560-5/more-than-machines/

Newspaper/Magazine Articles

Merchant, B. (2019, May 31). ‘Robots’ Are Not ’Coming for Your Job’—Management is. Gizmodo. https://gizmodo.com/robots-are-not-coming-for-your-job-management-is-1835127820

Naughton, J. (2019, January 13). Don’t Believe the Hype: The Media are Unwittingly Selling Us an AI Fantasy. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jan/13/dont-believe-the-hype-media-are-selling-us-an-ai-fantasy

Rosenberg, M., & Markoff, J. (2017, December 21). A.I. Inspiration: The Science Fiction That Frames Discussion. The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/26/us/robots-science-fiction-movies-books.html

Sharkey, N. (2018, November 17). Mama Mia it’s Sophia: A Show Robot or Dangerous Platform to Mislead? Forbes. https://www.forbes.com/sites/noelsharkey/2018/11/17/mama-mia-its-sophia-a-show-robot-or-dangerous-platform-to-mislead

Shead, S. (2019, October 24). Why Terminator: Dark Fate is sending a shudder through AI labs. BBC News. https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-50166357

Sowa, A. (2019, July 27). Wie Science-Fiction unsere Vorstellung von künstlicher Intelligenz prägt. The European. https://www.theeuropean.de/aleksandra-sowa/die-zukunft-ist-r2-d2/

Trouillet Rogers, A., & Moretti, L. T. (2019, February). Is Seeing Believing? A Collaborative Art and Design Research Project. SciArt Magazine. https://www.sciartmagazine.com/perception-is-seeing-believing.html

Vincent, J. (2017, October 30). Pretending to Give a Robot Citizenship Helps No One. The Verge. https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/30/16552006/robot-rights-citizenship-saudi-arabia-sophia

Blog Posts/White Papers

Brooks, R. (2017, July 9). The Seven Deadly Sins of Predicting the Future of AI. http://rodneybrooks.com/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. https://joanna-bryson.blogspot.com/2016/03/the-meaning-of-epsrc-principles-of.html

Bryson, J. (2018, November 18). Putting Sophia on the Bill, Ethically (an Open Letter). https://joanna-bryson.blogspot.com/2018/11/putting-sophia-on-bill-ethically-open.html

Geitgey, A. (2018, May 30). The Real Scandal of AI: Awful Stock Photos. https://medium.com/@ageitgey/the-real-scandal-of-ai-awful-stock-photos-456633b9b0fc

Hermann, I. (2018, December 20). Terminator Won’t Save Us. HIIG Science Blog. https://www.hiig.de/en/terminator-wont-save-us/

Hermann, I. (2020, February 1). “Mankind is no longer alone” – Über den Sinn und Unsinn der Asimov’schen Roboter-Gesetze. praefaktisch.de. https://www.praefaktisch.de/ki/mankind-is-no-longer-alone-ueber-den-sinn-und-unsinn-der-asimovschen-roboter-gesetze/

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. https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612689/never-mind-killer-robotshere-are-six-real-ai-dangers-to-watch-out-for-in-2019/

König, E. (2019, June 28). Worry About Present-Day AI First, and Far Off AGI Hypotheticals Second. Skynet Today. https://www.skynettoday.com/editorials/dont-worry-agi

Kurenkov, A. (2019, November 11). AI Coverage Best Practices, According to AI Researchers. Skynet Today. https://www.skynettoday.com/editorials/ai-coverage-best-practices

Leufer, D. (2019). Dismantling AI Myths and Hype. https://foundation.mozilla.org/en/blog/dismantling-ai-myths-and-hype/

Liang, J., & Kurenkov, A. (2019, October 21). Openai’s Dexterous Robotic Hand –  Separating Progress from PR. Skynet Today. https://www.skynettoday.com/briefs/openai-rubiks-cube

Marcus, G. (2019, November 30). An Epidemic of AI Misinformation. The Gradient. https://thegradient.pub/an-epidemic-of-ai-misinformation

Montani, I. (2017, September 3). The Wired Brain: How Not to Talk About an AI-Powered Future. https://ines.io/blog/wired-brain-ai-powered-future

Shih, B., Sinapayen, L., & Kurenkov, A. (2019, April 8). Boston Dynamics’ Robots – Impressive, but Far from the Terminator. Skynet Today. https://www.skynettoday.com/briefs/boston-dynamics

Sinapayen, L. (2018, November 20). Sophia the Robot, More Marketing Machine Than AI Marvel. Skynet Today. https://www.skynettoday.com/briefs/sophia

Singler, B. (2019, November 23). Controlling AI, Controlling Fictions. https://bvlsingler.com/2019/11/23/controlling-ai-controlling-fictions

Togelius, J. (2017, July 23). Some Advice for Journalists Writing About Artificial Intelligence. http://togelius.blogspot.com/2017/07/some-advice-for-journalists-writing.html

Websites with further resources

AI Myths: https://www.aimyths.org