The New Economy of Introspection
The individualised focus of mental health and wellbeing tends to overlook social and political causes.
Chronopolitics, or the Politics of Time Between Finance and Computing
How the social experience of time is mediated by the technological advances and financial infrastructures of our society
When the (institutional) cure is worse than the (mental) illness
Jose Valenzuela Ruiz
On how mental institutions went from being places of isolation to centres that are open to society, politics and art.
Rethinking AI: Distributed Cognition and Expanded Corporeality
Toni Navarro | Alejandra López Gabrielidis
A defence of AI as a commons and of the need to collectively intervene in its development.
New Vectors from Xenofeminism
A defence of reasoning, which allows feminism to work at different scales of complexity.
Cognitive Short-Sightedness, Biases and Survival
Our decisions are modulated by cognitive biases that affect our perception, decision-making and memory.
Nkosikhona Swartbooi: “The city is worried about getting people to work early, but not about when they get home”
We talk to Nkosikhona Swartbooi, founder member of Reclaim the City, a collective that fights housing segregation in Cape Town.
Connected refuge: rethinking the home in the light of the virus
COVID-19 has reminded us of the importance of the home while favouring in-depth changes in our ways of inhabiting it.
The Fight of African Women
African women have found in social media networks a space for denouncing the discrimination that reigns in conventional police, court and legislative structures.
Social movements in a time of pandemic
COVID-19 has challenged the creativity of citizens in lockdown, who have responded to the crisis through numerous expressions of solidarity, both online and offline.
Memes as digital crafts
Felipe G. Gil
A democratic source of collective creativity, memes define our digital culture through transformative practices.
The Digital Environment is Fighting COVID-19 in Africa
Across the whole continent initiatives are appearing that, supported by digital technologies, aim to fight the virus.