Dec 20, 2023 | arts and humanities

About this episode

The United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals outline the massive challenges humanity must face to survive on Planet Earth in the 21st Century. All knowledge and experiences accumulated by human societies across time and space could be essential to address these grand challenges. Thus, we should find a way to make this knowledge readily available wherever and whenever decision-makers, heritage stakeholders, and scholars might need it. Professor Andrea Nanetti, an award-winning and internationally recognised expert in Digital Humanities, recently published an open-access paper exploring the opportunities and challenges of using artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to leverage human heritage and empower societies to see beyond what is thinkable. More

Original Article Reference

This Audio is a summary of the paper ‘Defining heritage science: A consilience pathway to treasuring the complexity of inheritable human experiences through historical method, AI, and ML’, in Complexity,

This audiobook project is supported by the Ministry of Education, Singapore, under its Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (RT20/22)


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