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Why would Dante need help? Because if the poet’s only readers are Dante scholars, then we’ll all lose out. Dante deserves better, and so do we.
“We can’t always explain how algorithms reach their decisions. The reasoning of algorithms, like the will of God, is unfathomable.”
Videogames that demand female protagonists commit—and receive—violence may be captivating, thoughtful, and moral. But they are not fun to play.
Many think the loss of discrete queer spaces is bad, even as the loss of the need for them is good. What is the nature of that loss?
How do people show up in data, and what are some of the inequalities that can result from data collection?
How has data been used to organize labor, and how do we make ourselves visible to data-centric systems?
What harms can result from AI and automation, and how might we address and prevent those harms?
Whose values get embedded into the algorithms that increasingly govern our lives? How are these data infrastructures complicating what it means to be human?