Chomsky vs. Chomsky: First Encounter

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Noam Chomsky has devoted his life to understanding how our minds work. He is also one of the most digitized living intellectuals. Powered by a massive arsenal of digital archives and natural language processing (NLP), this nascent, conversational CHOMSKY_AI learns from us while positing a core question: If we know so little about how our brain works, what exactly are we trying to replicate with AI? And what are we neglecting?

Screens at New Frontier Central

YEAR 2020

CATEGORY New Frontier Exhibitions

COUNTRY Canada/Germany

RUN TIME 10 min

COMPANY National Film Board of Canada

WEBSITE https://www.nfb.ca/

EMAIL t.peddle@nfb.ca

PHONE (514) 996-7776

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Artist Bio

Sandra Rodriguez

Sandra Rodriguez, PhD, is a creative director and sociologist of media technologies. She directs and produces award-winning (including a Golden Nica from the 2019 Prix Ars Electronica) feature documentaries, web documentaries, and VR/XR projects. A consultant for public and private studios, Rodriguez has presented work at the Cannes Film Festival, the UN, the World Economic Forum, DOK Neuland, and more. As a visiting scholar, she leads MIT's very first class on XR creation.