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Geoffrey M Rockwell

Geoffrey M Rockwell

Professor of Philosophy and Digital Humanities, University of Alberta
Dr. Geoffrey Martin Rockwell is a Professor of Philosophy and Digital Humanities at the University of Alberta. He has published on videogames, textual visualization and analysis, ethics of big data, and computing in the humanities including a recent book with Stéfan Sinclair from the MIT Press, Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities (2016). He is the project lead of the Text Analysis Portal for Research and co-developer of Voyant Tools , a suite of text analysis tools, for which he and Sinclair were awarded the CSDH/SCHN 2017 Outstanding Contribution Award. He is currently the Director of the Kule Institute for Advanced Study, President of the Western Humanities Alliance, and President of the Canadian Society of Digital Humanities (CSDH/SCHN).

ChatGPT: Chatbots can help us rediscover the rich history of dialogue

Jan 25, 2023 04:41 am UTC| Technology

It is time to take human-AI dialogue seriously again. With the release of sophisticated chatbots like OpenAIs ChatGPT, effective human-AI dialogue has become interesting and accessible to everyone. Even to students writing...

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Economy

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Politics

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Science

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Technology

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