The Costs of Digital Utopia
What if the costs of sticking to the “there is no alternative” agenda of techno-capitalism are considerably higher than we have assumed?
Under the Cloud
The story of how Amazon developed its digital platform in the cloud and its impact on different regions.
Confusing The Machine: Art, Masks and Facial Recognition
Masks have been used by artists and activists as a tool for offering resistance against facial recognition systems.
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.
In a world where data seems to be the basis of any decision, can we imagine a space without the authority of figures?
Graphs, Expectations and Inventing the Future
Visualizations contribute to creating our social imaginaries and expectations, and therefore have an impact on the construction of future realities.
Women and Data: Counting Gender Inequalities
Tània Verge Mestre
Within the feminist movement various initiatives are in place to collect data, both quantitative and qualitative, to document gender inequalities and make them count.
Freeport: a Dissection of the Invisible Internet
A summer school focusing on art, communication technologies and a networked planet.
Data for the Collective Historical Memory
Presentation of the Innovation and Human Rights (IHR) centralised database of the victims of the Spanish Civil War and the Franco regime.
Machines and Humans: We Need to Talk
Andreu Belsunces | Marta Handenawer
The rise of personal virtual assistants calls for reflection on who is helping whom, and to what extent we will delegate tasks to machines.
Living with Smart Algorithms
Algorithms enable us to create smarter machines, but their lack of neutrality and transparency raises new challenges.
Technological Sovereignty? Democracy, Data and Governance in the Digital Era
Technological sovereignty must become another pillar on which to gradually construct and consolidate a new technological model that is ethical, responsible and civic.