Past Event

SKAT Workshop

November 22, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Aaron Plasek (Columbia University): Machine Learning as the “Production of Completely New Ideas Not Deducible from Known Data”: Mechanical “Creativity,” the Mathematical Impossibility of Formal Categories, and the Creation of Data’s “Context” as a Solution to Problems of Extra-Experimental Evidence Posed by Representing and Intervening the Social and Physical World


The SKAT Workshop meets Monday from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. We continue to meet via Zoom this semester, but we are planning to have some in-person meetings. The location for our in-person meetings will be announced as soon as it is finalized. The format of each meeting might change, so please see our homepage ( for the most up to date information . To receive the paper (and the Zoom link) circulated the week prior to each meeting, please email [email protected].