Jill

The author has 266 posts

Academia

Visiting scholar at the University of Chicago

I’m a visiting scholar at the University of Chicago this year, affiliated with the Center for Applied AI at Booth School of Business. I’m excited about the opportunity to learn from a different disciplinary approach to AI and machine vision. I discovered […]

Networked Politics

Energy marking for privacy?

I’m attending a two-day digital meeting of Personvernskommisjonen, the privacy commission tasked with surveying the state of privacy in Norway and recommending policy for the future. We just had professor of ICT and private law, Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius, visit for a short […]

Digital Art Machine Vision

Exhibition setup!

OK, this is extremely exciting: the University Museum is making an exhibition about research in our Machine Vision in Everyday Life project! They’ve been working on it for months, and COVID has made everything look very iffy, but now it really looks […]

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Can I blog my way out of my pandemic slump?

I’m going to try to start blogging again, as a way to make myself more accountable to myself. I used to use my blog as a research journal, writing little bits and pieces and saving links and stray thoughts, and often I […]

cover of the novel The Mother Code by Carole Stivers
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Robot mothers: The Mother Code

I’m fascinated by fleshy, emotional ideas about AI and robots. A lot of recent science fiction I’ve been reading explores this: what would a sentient, emotional AI be like? How would they experience the world? What would their material form mean? Would […]