AI - Social Media Resources

Pervasive, Invasive & Persuasive

A number of my classes are building on a core set of related resources ... and it makes sense to consolidate these into a single page that I can maintain, rather than have pages falling out of date.  Some of these will relate to one topic area, and not a specific class, but the connections are painfully real.

Short URL:   Referenced from: my Digital Footprints courses [Click here for my recent "book" reading list which overlaps in some ways but is more general]

Jim's top 8+ --- please view these documentaries/TED talks and one book from the list below

Generative AI's emerging -- A few sources (Be aware, the generated results can be incorrect, fabricated -- or worse)

Text Generation

Image Generation

Video Generation

Social/economic/Job impact

A Primer on AI concepts from the Alan Turing Institute:
Leslie, D., Burr, C., Aitken, M., Cowls, J., Katell, M., and Briggs, M. (2021). Artificial intelligence, human rights, democracy, and the rule of law: a primer. The Council of Europe 

What you can do -- some personal actions 

The Challenges 

Privacy - we are being tracked and analyzed across the web and beyond

AI and Propaganda

Advertising Business Model - Sharing fear and outrage for profit

Real News --- how can you tell? Who can you trust? - list of verification resources 

Entities & Proposals seeking to offset the impacts

The First Amendment Issues and Challenges

The Political Side of things

AI reading list