Let’s think about the­ new digital public sphere. I will begin by discussing the anthropological and demographic context of the public sphere shift into the digital environment. Then I will analyze the original forms of memory and communication supported by the new medium. I will then evoke the figures of domination and alienation specific toLire la suite « THE DIGITAL PUBLIC SPHERE »

Semantics, artificial intelligence and collective intelligence

How does language work? On the receiving end, we hear a sequence of sounds that we translate into a network of concepts. This is what we call « understanding the meaning » of a statement we hear. On the transmit side, we have in mind a network of concepts – a meaning to be conveyed – that we translate into a sequence of sounds.