Tag: Podcast

Rebecca Solnit on George Orwell

“We need food, clothing, shelter, and healthcare, but we deserve that unquantifiable, experiential thing that is education, culture, leisure, beauty, nature.”

Episode 5: Data & Racial Capitalism

Featuring: Sareeta Amrute & Emiliano Treré

How have data-centric systems perpetuated racial capitalism, and how have different communities, particularly in the global South, resisted this datafication?

Episode 4: Data & Infrastructure

Featuring: Laura Forlano & Ranjit Singh

Whose values get embedded into the algorithms that increasingly govern our lives? How are these data infrastructures complicating what it means to be human?

Episode 3: Data & Automation

Featuring: Arthur Gwagwa & Deb Raji

What harms can result from AI and automation, and how might we address and prevent those harms?

Episode 2: Data & Labor

Featuring: Shaka McGlotten & Chris Ramsaroop

How has data been used to organize labor, and how do we make ourselves visible to data-centric systems?

Episode 1: Data & Humanity

Featuring: Mimi Onuoha & Lam Thuy Vo

How do people show up in data, and what are some of the inequalities that can result from data collection?

Trailer: Becoming Data

How long has human life been quantified as data, and in what contexts? What are some major implications of humanity being measured as data?

Episode 5: Novels & Medicine

Featuring: Jay Baruch, M.D. & Rishi Goyal, M.D.

How can reading novels affect the way doctors and patients communicate?