Tag: Technology

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?

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?

Wrongworld

Even with its ambitious and compelling premise of robot revolution, HBO’s Westworld lacks the imagination to follow the story to its logical outcomes.