Category: Power

Resisting AI: An Anti-fascist Approach to Artificial Intelligence – review

In Resisting AI: An Anti-fascist Approach to Artificial Intelligence, Dan McQuillan calls for a restructuring of artificial intelligence (AI) which prioritises the common good over an algorithmic optimisation that reinforces the marginalisation of vuln…

Power and publications in Chinese academia

The role of power is often neglected in accounts of scholarly communication and knowledge production, in favour of more idealised ‘scientific norms’. In this cross-post, Ruixue Jia, discusses how administrative power shapes academic research and publication in China and the wider implications an analysis of power might have for academic publishing practices.  It has been well … Continued