Dr.phil Alexander König
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  • Faculty member for the Chair Gestaltung medialer Umgebungen Prof. Ursula Damm
  • Dr.phil. Alexander König is a media theoretician and av-artist living in Leipzig. He was postdoctoral researcher at the art academy of Trondheim(part of NTNU) and works as a freelancer in the fields of real-time-animation, livestream-system-engineering and digital-video. In 2017 University of Singapore (NUS) invited him as „Artist in Residence“ at Tembusu College and guest lecturer within the “Department of Communication&New Media”. He got his Dr.phil. from the University of Fine Arts Vienna (Department of Cultural-Theory, Prof. Diedrich Diederichsen).


Author Title Link Date
Acquisti, Alessandro From the Economics of Privacy to the Economics of Big Data http://repository.cmu.edu/heinzworks/339/ 2014
Acquisti, Alessandro ; Taylor, Curtis R. ; Wagman, Liad The Economics of Privacy https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2580411 2015
Adorno, Theodor W. Aesthetic Theory 1997
Adorno, Theodor W. Negative Dialectics 1973
Adorno, Theodor W. Critical Models: Interventions and Catchwords 1998
Anderson, Chris The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete https://www.wired.com/2008/06/pb-theory/ 2008
Benanav, Aaron Automation and the Future of Work 2020 Verso
Berman, Bruce From Assets to Profits: Competing for IP1. Internet Protocol 2. Intellectual property Value & Return 2008 Wiley
Berman, Bruce The Intangible Investor: Profiting from Intellectual Property: Companies' Most Elusive Assets 2014 CloseUp Media
Bifet, Gavaldà, Holmes, Pfahringer Machine Learning for Data Streams https://moa.cms.waikato.ac.nz/book-html/ 2018 MIT
Birch, Muniesam (Editor) Assetization: Turning Things into Assets in Technoscientific Capitalism https://direct.mit.edu/books/book/4848/AssetizationTurning-Things-into-Assets-in 2020 MIT
Blanchard, Romer, Spence, Stiglitz In the Wake of the Crisis: Leading Economists Reassess Economic Policy https://direct.mit.edu/books/book/3357/In-the-Wake-of-the-CrisisLeading-Economists 2012 MIT
Cadwalladr,Carole ; Graham-Harrison, Emma Revealed: 50 million Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica in major data breach - The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/mar/17/cambridge-analytica-facebook-influence-us-election 2018
Campolo, Alex; Sanfilippo, Madelyn; Whittaker, Meredith; Crawford, Kate AI​ ​Now​ ​2017​ ​Report https://assets.contentful.com/8wprhhvnpfc0/1A9c3ZTCZa2KEYM64Wsc2a/8636557c5fb14f2b74b2be64c3ce0c78/_AI_Now_Institute_2017_Report_.pdf 2017
Crawford, K. & Schultz, J. Big Data and Due Process: Toward a Framework to RedressPredictive Privacy Harms http://lawdigitalcommons.bc.edu/bclr/vol55/iss1/4/ 2013
Crawford, K., Whittaker, M., Elish, M.C., Barocas, S., Plasek, A., Ferryman, K. The AINow Report: The Social and Economic Implications of Artificial IntelligenceTechnologies in the Near-Term. Report prepared for the AI Now public symposium,hosted by the White House and New York University’s Information Law Institute. https://artificialintelligencenow.com/media/documents/AINowSummaryReport_3.pdf 2016
D'Ignazio,Catherine and Klein, Lauren F. Data Feminism https://data-feminism.mitpress.mit.edu/ 2020 MIT
Daub, Adrian What Tech Calls Thinking: An Inquiry into the Intellectual Bedrock of Silicon Valley 2020 ‎ Macmillan US
Davis, Aeron The Death of Public Knowledge? - How Free Markets Destroy the General Intellect https://goldsmithspress.pubpub.org/deathofpublicknowledge 2017 Goldsmiths Press
Day, Roland E. Documentarity Evidence, Ontology, and Inscription https://documentarity.mitpress.mit.edu/ MIT
Diederichsen, Diedrich; Franke, Anselm The Whole Earth. Kalifornien und das Verschwinden des Außen Sternberg Press 2013
Economist, The Regulating the internet giants -The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data https://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21721656-data-economy-demands-new-approach-antitrust-rules-worlds-most-valuable-resource 2017
Elgammal, Ahmed; Liu, Bingchen; Elhoseiny, Mohamed; Mazzone, Marian CAN: Creative Adversarial Networks, Generating "Art" by Learning About Styles and Deviating from Style Norms https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.07068 2017
Elish, M.C. ; Boyd, Danah Situating Methods in the Magic of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3040201 2017
Ensmenger, N. Is chess the drosophila of artificial intelligence? A social history of an algorithm http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0306312711424596 2011
Esposito, Elena Artificial Communication - How Algorithms Produce Social Intelligence
Ezrachi, A. ; Stucke, M.E. Virtual Competition - The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy 2016
Felleisen, Findler, Flatt, Krishnamurthi How to Design Programs, Second Edition http://htdp.org/ 2018 MIT
Foucault, Michel The Order of Things: An Archaeology of the Human Sciences 1966
Foucault, Michel Archaeology of Knowledge 1969
Foucault, Michel Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison 1975
Foucault, Michel Security, Territory, Population - Collège de France Course Lectures 1977-78 2007
Foucault, Michel The Birth of Biopolitics - Collège de France Course Lectures 1978-79 2008
Gatys, Leon A. ; Ecker, Alexander S.; Bethge, Matthias A Neural Algorithm of Artistic Style https://arxiv.org/abs/1508.06576 2015
Géron, Aurélien Hands-On Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn and TensorFlow O'Reilly 2017
Goodfellow, Bengio, Courville Deep Learning https://www.deeplearningbook.org/ 2016 MIT
Gottfried, Jeffrey  ; Shearer, Elisa Pew Research Center http://assets.pewresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2016/05/PJ_2016.05.26_social-media-and-news_FINAL-1.pdf 2016
Gu, Tianyu; Dolan-Gavitt, Brendan; Garg, Siddharth BadNets: Identifying Vulnerabilities in the Machine Learning Model Supply Chain https://arxiv.org/abs/1708.06733 2017
Halevy, Alon  ; Norvig, Peter ; Pereira, Fernando The UnreasonableEffectiveness of Data https://static.googleusercontent.com/media/research.google.com/de//pubs/archive/35179.pdf 2009
Halpern, Joseph Y. Actual Causality https://www.cs.cornell.edu/home/halpern/papers/causalitybook-ch1-3.html 2016 MIT
Hausmann, R., et al. The Atlas of Economic Complexity: Mapping Paths to Prosperity https://growthlab.cid.harvard.edu/publications/atlas-economic-complexity-mapping-paths-prosperity 2013 MIT
Horkheimer, Max  ; Adorno, Theodor W. Dialectic of Enlightenment 1947
Hwang, Tim Subprime Attention Crisis: Advertising and the Time Bomb at the Heart of the Internet 2020 Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hwang, Tim COMPUTATIONAL POWER AND THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE https://arxiv.org/pdf/1803.08971.pdf 2018
Hwang, Tim Deepfakes - A Grounded Threat Assessment https://cset.georgetown.edu/wp-content/uploads/CSET-Deepfakes-Report.pdf 2020 Center for Security and Emerging Technology.
Hwang, Tim Deconstructing the Disinformation Wa https://mediawell.ssrc.org/expert-reflections/deconstructing-the-disinformation-war/?pdf=58525 2020
Ito, Joi Lecture - The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence https://youtu.be/MyW6eAGV-eM 2017
Katz, Yarden Manufacturing an Artificial Intelligence Revolution https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3078224 2017
Kitchin, Rob Big Data, new epistemologies and paradigm shifts http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2053951714528481 2014
Krizhevsky, Alex; Sutskever, Ilya; Hinton, Geoffrey ImageNet Classification with Deep Convolutional Neural Networks https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2999257 2012
Laudon, Kenneth C. MARKETS AND PRIVACY http://aisel.aisnet.org/icis1993/40/ 1993
Mager, Astrid Algorithmic Ideology: How Capitalist Society Shapes Search Engines https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1926244 2011
Marr, David Vision MIT Press 1982
Mersch, Dieter Digital disrupture https://www.diaphanes.net/titel/digital-criticism-5313 2017 Diaphanes
Mirowski, Philip ScienceMart: Privatizing American Science (2011) 2011
Mirowski, Philip The Knowledge We Have Lost in Information: A History of Information and Knowledge in Economics. 2017 Oxford University Press
Mohri, Rostamizadeh, Talwalkar Foundations of Machine Learning, Second Edition Foundations of Machine Learning, Second Edition 2018 MIT
Montfort, Nick Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities, Second Edition https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/exploratory-programming-arts-and-humanities-second-edition 2021 MIT
Murphy, Kevin P. Probabilistic Machine Learning https://probml.github.io/pml-book/book1.html 2022 MIT
Neuman, John v. Theory of Games and Economic Behavior 1944
Nguyen, Anh; Yosinski, Jason; Clune, Jeff Deep Neural Networks are Easily Fooled: High Confidence Predictions for Unrecognizable Images https://arxiv.org/abs/1412.1897 2015
Olah, Chris; Mordvintsev, Alexander; Schubert, Ludwig Feature Visualization - How neural networks build up their understanding of images https://distill.pub/2017/feature-visualization/ 2017
Pasquale, Frank The Black Box Society Harvard University Press 2015
Paul Bolton (editor) Statistical Literacy Guide https://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/SN04944/SN04944.pdf
Poggio, Thomas The Levels of Understanding framework, revised http://cbcl.mit.edu/publications/ps/MIT-CSAIL-TR-2012-014.pdf 2012
Rebentisch; Juliane Aestheticization and Democratic Culture https://www.e-flux.com/architecture/superhumanity/68662/aestheticization-and-democratic-culture/ 2016
Ross, Michaella Artificial Intelligence Pushes the Antitrust Envelope https://www.bna.com/artificial-intelligence-pushes-n57982087335/ 2017
Schmidhuber, Jürgen Formal Theory of Creativity, Fun, and Intrinsic Motivation (1990-2010) http://people.idsia.ch/~juergen/ieeecreative.pdf 2010
Shannon, C.E. A Mathematical Theory of Communication http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/6773024/?arnumber=6773024 1948
Simondon, Gilbert On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects Univocal Publishing 2016
Skeem, Jennifer L. ; Lowenkamp, Christopher Risk, Race, & Recidivism: Predictive Bias and Disparate Impact https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2687339 2016
Smith a. Reilly Open Development: Networked Innovations in International Development https://idl-bnc-idrc.dspacedirect.org/bitstream/handle/10625/52348/IDL-52348.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y 2013 MIT
Snow, Jackie Can AI Win the War Against Fake News? https://www.technologyreview.com/s/609717/can-ai-win-the-war-against-fake-news/ 2017
Sutton a. Barto Reinforcement Learning, Second Edition https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/reinforcement-learning-second-edition 2018 MIT
Thies, Justus; Zollhöfer,Michael ; Stamminger, Marc; Theobalt, Christian ; Nießner, Matthias FaceVR: Real-Time Facial Reenactment and Eye Gaze Control in Virtual Reality https://arxiv.org/abs/1610.03151 2016
Welker, Martin Building AI systems that work is still hard https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/01/building-ai-systems-that-work-is-still-hard/ 2018
World Economic Forum The Global Competitiveness Report 2011-2012 https://www.weforum.org/reports/global-competitiveness-report-2011-2012 2011
Zhang,Han; Xu, Tao; Li,Hongsheng; Zhang,Shaoting ; Wang, Xiaogang StackGAN++: Realistic Image Synthesis with Stacked Generative Adversarial Networks https://arxiv.org/abs/1710.10916 2017
Zuboff, Shoshana Big other: surveillance capitalism and theprospects of an information civilization https://cryptome.org/2015/07/big-other.pdf 2015
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