Technology

Digital technologies are radically changing our lives. We reflect on the use and abuse of technology.

Planet

Technology

Luxury communism and automation

Ekhi L. de la Granja

Is a world possible where robots do everything, while we simply enjoy life? We consider how automation will affect us, based on the book “Fully Automated Luxury Communism. A Manifesto” by Aaron Bastani.

Technology

Offline

Anna Pacheco | Efraín Foglia | Felipe G. Gil | Irene Solà | Jorge Carrión | Libby Heaney | Liliana Arroyo | Maria Cabrera | Estampa

We asked different authors to take a free, textual, no-links approach to the idea of disconnection and technology addiction.

Technology

Rereading Debord

Ingrid Guardiola

A look at today’s hyperconnected society of social media, cognitive capitalism and algorithms through the lens of the work of Guy Debord.

Technology

What if the Internet were an ally of linguistic diversity?

Carlos Bajo

Some 54% of the contents on the Internet are in English. We wonder about the rest of the languages, taking as a starting point the case of the African continent, where a third of the world’s languages are spoken and cultural activists take advantage of the digital environment to defend it.

Technology

A more human posthumanism?

Marc Mela

We are immersed in scientific and technological transformations that are affecting the human condition itself. What is the meaning of tendencies such as posthumanism? How should we think about this “afterness”?

Technology

Fake news and censorship in Africa

Carlos Bajo

We analyse the particularities of the fake news phenomenon in the African continent: from its instrumentalization by governments to the mobilisation of citizens in favour of an Internet free of censorship and hate speech.

Technology

The Bad Pupil

Estampa

Through artistic practice, the Taller Estampa reflects on the discourse around artificial intelligence.