Activity 4: Discussion

How does Zhorai work?

How did Zhorai learn English?

Is it a similar way to how it learned about ecosystems?

How did Zhorai hear us?

What does the computer “see” or perceive when it gets information from a microphone?

How does Zhorai learn?

What else could we teach Zhorai?

Can we teach it about different cultures?

How would that be different?

Would Zhorai know whether what we teach it is correct?

How would you feel if Zhorai learned something untrue about your culture?

Ethical Discussion

Why were there animals whose ecosystem Zhorai could not guess?

Is Zhorai’s knowledge of the world biased?

How can we improve this?

Why is it important?

How can we cause Zhorai to make mistakes?