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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., planning has become a process of creating architectural opportunities from scattered corpuses of extracted data. Mindful of the importance of machine learning in such processes, this article critically grapples with the proposition that techniques of reverse engineering offer a means of cracking...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (2): 311–326.
Published: 01 April 2017
... is escalating to the size of global data centers and the sophis- tication of machine learning algorithms. Cybernetics was also supposed to transform the economy into an ecology of feedback loops in order to control social unrest and potential revolutions. But homeostasis is a troublesome category when...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1932) 31 (1): 88–97.
Published: 01 January 1932
... are: the greatly in­ creased consumption of cigarettes and snuff; the declining consumption of smoking and chewing tobacco and cigars; and the introduction of large-scale machine methods into the man­ ufacture of cigars with the resulting rise to favor of the cheap cigar. From 1914 to 1930 there were increases...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 713–733.
Published: 01 October 1993
..., and that it may well be possible to replicate creative behavior on a machine by transforming standard explanation patterns. From this it follows that the processes of creativity and learning are not so elusive, and may be quite algorithmic in nature after all.18 Jean Baudrillard has identified this sort...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1928) 27 (2): 202–214.
Published: 01 April 1928
..., it may not be amiss to recall a few memories regarding the inventor of the first practical airplane, Professor Samuel Pierpont Langley. For, although the Wright Brothers are popularly credited with this glorious achievement, it must be said without detriment to their fame that their machine...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1948) 47 (3): 441–442.
Published: 01 July 1948
... of Governors Series in the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. A. D. Kirwan. You re the Boss. By Edward J. Flynn. New York: The Viking Press, 1947. Pp. x, 244. $3.00. Having learned that high-school and college insttuctors are advising thousands of our young people that political machines...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1941) 40 (3): 236–242.
Published: 01 July 1941
... of the United States were planning a court of wisdom to allow the superman to master the apeman and to keep inventions from destroying the world and plunging us back to barbarism. They can learn from Karel Capek. He tried nearly everything. He created the robots in R. U. R. These are machines in human form...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 145–163.
Published: 01 January 2008
... understandings of thought have dramatic implications for contemporary selfhood, sociality, and political life. This essay situates their understandings of animality, selfhood, and thinking through the work of Giorgio Agamben. Agamben's concept of the “anthropological machine” offers an alternative framing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1929) 28 (2): 126–135.
Published: 01 April 1929
... of transportation carries him to his place of employment; quite possibly he works all day at some gigantic machine which plays a more complicated part in the processes of production than he plays; in the evening he finds relief from the monotony of his task by riding in his automobile, listening to his radio...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1965) 64 (4): 549–564.
Published: 01 October 1965
... by machine technology, rational and secular attitudes, and highly differentiated social structures is modernization.2 It is not a pretty term, and it is open to some ambiguities. Not the least of these is the suggestion of a linear development that leads directly to the present time as if every age were...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1938) 37 (4): 384–396.
Published: 01 October 1938
...Walter Fuller Taylor MARK TWAIN AND THE MACHINE AGE WALTER FULLER TAYLOR I WHEN, IN HIS campaign of 1932, Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed a New Deal, his slogan, at least, need have been no novelty to Americans. The phrase was coined, as the President readily acknowledges, not by himself...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 475–480.
Published: 01 April 1995
... idea of agency. According to the latter, what marks human agency or genuine action as opposed to the mere motions of, say, machines is that it is intentional, re­ sponsible, and in some sense free. In these respects, rational human agency is seen as crucially distinct from the mechanical...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (2): 465–474.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Jeffrey T. Nealon Duke University Press 2006 Jeffrey T. Nealon Take Me Out to the Slot Machines: Reflections on Gambling and Contemporary American Culture While for a century it was hailed as ‘‘the American pastime baseball has been...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1994) 93 (4): 871–893.
Published: 01 October 1994
... whom it had been detached. Thus, she concluded her advice with the recom­ mendation, Try [books] working out personal needs according to space and position, and learn how human and interesting a room can be made. 7 Inanimate space, for Guthrie, was inevitably transubstan­ tiated into the human...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 627–645.
Published: 01 October 1993
... medium and light artillery pieces combined.9 Gibson s Typewriter 633 Learning to Type. Initial returns on the typewriter were surprisingly small. Businesses were originally loath to make the capital invest­ ment (machines and training), and were further concerned that type­ written correspondence would...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2004) 103 (1): 101–109.
Published: 01 January 2004
... under their healing machines just more inscriptions on the brain. They manage your pain through a vein, you go under and don’t remember...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1944) 43 (4): 396–405.
Published: 01 October 1944
... the will somewhat, and gives to man the sense of belonging to it. But only if he himself comes to grips with it, and, like Jacob wrestling with the Angel, wrestles with it until he learns its name, that is, its nature. As he learns the world s nature, he learns his own, for he exists in the world. The legendary...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1940) 39 (3): 275–280.
Published: 01 July 1940
..., jurist, wrote that The liberties of England may be ascribed above all things to her free local institutions. Since the days of their Saxon ancestors, her sons have learned at their own gates the duties and responsi­ bilities of citizens. Writing in our day, William Bennett Munro makes the following...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1963) 62 (4): 539–550.
Published: 01 October 1963
... of existence. Oedipus endures the inescap­ able fate thrust upon him by the gods. Hamlet learns that readiness is all. Faulkner writes that Dilsey and her progeny endured. In this same tradition Styron believes that one must end a credo on the word endure. 6 A reader fresh from John Webster can hear...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1979) 78 (4): 448–459.
Published: 01 October 1979
... spirit. Unless we know more about machines and their use, Ford contends, unless we better understand the mechanical portion of life, we cannot have the time to enjoy the trees and the birds, and the flowers, and the green fields (p. 1). Huxley imagines a future con­ structed according to Ford s...