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The CompPsy complex: Non-cognitive learning, psychological enhancement and behaviour change
The CompPsy complex: Non-cognitive learning, psychological enhancement and behaviour change

Is it possible to data-mine the embodied, behavioural and emotional aspects of learning? In the science-fiction novel The Red Men by Matthew de Abaitua (2007), a wealthy commercial organization named the Monad undertakes to construct a detailed simulation of a British town by training its artificial intelligence system with data about its environment and inhabitants. Through a massive and detailed data mining of the intimate personal details, emotional lives and behaviours of each of its inhabitants, the Monad aspires to create the ultimate simulated focus group, a testbed on which new government policies can be run to predict and model their outcomes in real-time. ...

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