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Oct
7
Thu
5:00 pm Breaking Things at Work @ Online
Breaking Things at Work @ Online
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Breaking Things at Work @ Online
Gavin Mueller (University of Amsterdam) – Breaking Things at Work In the nineteenth century, English textile workers responded to the introduction of new technologies on the factory floor by smashing them to bits. For years[...]
Oct
28
Thu
5:00 pm Is AI Good for the Planet? @ Online
Is AI Good for the Planet? @ Online
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Is AI Good for the Planet? @ Online
Benedetta Brevini (University of Sydney) – Is AI Good for the Planet? We often think of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a thing of the immediate future. We are constantly bombarded by slogans of AI coming[...]
Nov
25
Thu
5:00 pm Facebook @ Online
Facebook @ Online
Nov 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Facebook @ Online
Taina Bucher (University of Oslo) – Facebook Facebook has fundamentally changed how the world connects. No other company has played a greater role in the history of social networking online. Yet Facebook is no longer simply[...]
Dec
9
Thu
5:00 pm Algorithmic Desire and the Ideol... @ Online
Algorithmic Desire and the Ideol... @ Online
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Algorithmic Desire and the Ideology of Twenty-First Century Capitalism @ Online
Matthew Flisfeder (University of Winnipeg, Canada) – Algorithmic Desire and the Ideology of Twenty-First Century Capitalism Much has been written about the more deleterious dimensions of social media websites, platforms, and apps, from Facebook, Twitter,[...]
Jan
26
Wed
5:00 pm Data ethics in geography teachin... @ Online
Data ethics in geography teachin... @ Online
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ethics is becoming an increasingly important area of consideration when working with geographic data. In industry, concerns over privacy, ownership of data and how data is used form part of project planning. For students, geography[...]
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