April 19, 2021
Where do the motivating ideas behind Artificial Intelligence come from and what do they imply? What claims to universality or particularity are made by AI systems? How do the movements of ideas, data, and materials shape the present and likely futures of AI development? Join us for a conversation with social scientist and AI scholar Kate Crawford about the intellectual history and geopolitical contexts of contemporary AI research and practice.
April 24, 2021
Building on the conversation initiated back in 2019 at the first D & CA workshop, this year’s forum brings together scholars, journalists, graduate students, artists, adjunct lecturers, para-academics, public scholars, community organizers, and data/information professionals interested in thinking through the relationship between activism and research. We want to highlight, support, and advance activist responses to datafication, especially in the context of the lived experiences of racialized and minoritized communities.