Tag: Technology

The Ten Thousand Things

“I am supposed to be writing this essay, ostensibly on technology, but not for the first time, I believe I am unable to write; and not writing, doubt that I will I ever write again.”

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?

No Cure

Tech promises to cure any ailment, whether an unwelcome feeling or a global pandemic. But what if tech itself is ill? And what is a cure, anyway?

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?