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Title Socialbots and Their Friends : Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality.
Imprint Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2016.


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Description 1 online resource (270 pages)
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Subject Human-computer interaction -- Social aspects.
Computer software -- Social aspects.
Artificial intelligence -- Social aspects.
Online social networks.
Information technology -- Social aspects.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; List of Figures and Table; Preface; Author Bios; 1 Socialbots and Their Friends; PART I Friends; 2 The Blurring Test; 3 The Socialization of Early Internet Bots: IRC and the Ecology of Human-Robot Interactions Online; 4 Making AI Safe for Humans: A Conversation with Siri; 5 Embodied Conversational Agents as Social Actors? Sociological Considerations on the Change of Human-Machine Relations in Online Environments; 6 Contested Play: The Culture and Politics of Reddit Bots; 7 Semi-Autonomous Fan Fiction: Japanese Character Bots and Non-human Affect.
PART II Socialbots8 Speculations on the Sociality of Socialbots; 9 Authenticity by Design: Reflections on Researching, Designing and Teaching Socialbots; 10 Do Socialbots Dream of Popping the Filter Bubble? The Role of Socialbots in Promoting Deliberative Democracy in Social Media; 11 Rationalizing Sociality: An Unfinished Script for Socialbots; 12 The Other Question: Socialbots and the Question of Ethics; Index.
Other Author Bakardjieva, Maria.
Other Title Print version: Gehl, Robert W. Socialbots and Their Friends : Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality. Florence : Taylor and Francis, ©2016 9781138639393