Tag: Podcast

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?

Episode 3: Novels & Intimacy

Featuring: Garth Greenwell & Daniel Wright

How can novels expand our understanding of sex and intimacy in the digital age?

Episode 1: Novels & Ideas

Featuring: Teju Cole & Tara K. Menon

How do novels provoke readers to wrestle with complex, even dangerous ideas?

Trailer: The Novel Now

What are some of the most notable novels published in the 21st century, and how do they reimagine what novels do?

Episode 5: Silicon Valley and Beyond

Featuring: Meredith Broussard & Margaret O’Mara

What we can learn from Silicon Valley’s history as we envision more just technologies for the future?

Episode 4: Cultures Online

Featuring: Lauren Michele Jackson & Richard Jean So

What new cultural forms are developing in the vast universe of the internet? How can observers and scholars keep up with the accelerated pace of human creativity online?

Episode 3: Societies Online

Featuring: Alice E. Marwick & Siva Vaidhyanathan

What kind of social space are we inhabiting when we’re online? How do practices like data collection, data brokering, and surveillance underwrite the “free” services we enjoy?