Algorithms in Context: Who works on AI? Notes on being disciplined by AI.
Online Talk with Maya Indira Ganesh
Algorithms in Context (AiC) invites you to “Who works on AI? Notes on being disciplined by AI” with Maya India Ganesh – an online talk of the recently initiated platform AiC by the department of Electronic Media at the University of Art and Design Offenbach am Main. Dr. (des) Maya Indira Ganesh is a tech and digital cultures theorist, researcher, and writer. She co-leads a new Masters program on AI, Ethics, and Society at the University of Cambridge, UK. Her research examines the computational, social, and cultural conditions of media technologies re-shaping the ‘ethical’ and the place of the human in data-fied worlds of the driverless car. Prior to her doctoral research, she worked with feminist, gender justice, and digital rights movements in Asia and Europe for over a decade. She is on the board of Arrow, a feminist reproductive health and rights policy organisation in the Asia-Pacific region.
About Algorithms in Context
As a network of artists, researchers and students, AiC aims to foster critical debate and knowledge sharing on the topic of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence systems in particular: From their potential for creative production to their impact on society, arts, culture, economy, environment, politics, and all of our daily lives. Through workshops and a series of online talks, thinkers and creatives are invited to explore the limits of technological advancements, discuss ethical and socio-political challenges and provide insights into their creative practice with AI systems. Over the course of this year, AIC will offer classes, provide students with extensive resources and establish a lab for AI and Robotics at the HfG.