Oral Histories

”Indigenous knowledge, including oral histories, mythologies, place names, and classification schemes,
can span many generations, preserving information that has helped native communities adapt to natural hazards as well as gradually changing conditions.

Although Western scientists have historically deemed such information unreliable, during the past decade there has been increasing recognition of
the advantages of bicultural approaches to scientific research, including demonstration of reliability.”

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AI Is Killing Choice And Chance … and What It Means To Be Human

Nir Eisikovits and Dan Feldman warn, “As they become more and more predictable, the creatures inhabiting the increasingly AI-mediated world will become less and less like us.”

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Weaving Indigenous knowledge with scientific research

European Geosciences Union offers insights and a balanced approach from bicultural research that can enhance practical applications, from a palaeotsunami database to land-use decisions.

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Oral History Project:
Interviews with A.I. Pioneers

IEEE Computational Intelligence Society presents a repository of interviews with award-winning A.I. pioneers and members of the Computational Intelligence Society (CIS), curated by IEEE.

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Leading AI Scholars Featured in New Oral Archive

Nourbaksh and Keating, Authors of “AI and Humanity” inform, "It's not a history project; it's about them being critical analysts of their field."

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Technology Alone Can't Preserve Endangered Languages

Author for Publication Many Indigenous languages are rooted in oral tradition. A.I. presents significant risks for this.

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How philosophy came to disdain the wisdom of oral cultures

Justin E H Smith for Aeon observes that the disdain leaves out the bulk of human experience residing with few members of primary oral cultures left in the world.

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