Machine Politics

Can algorithms be racist? Can machines have agendas?

Join us this term for an interdisciplinary reading and discussion group on the political and epistemological implications of technology, technocracy, and “solutionism” in history and today. All welcome!

See here for more information and a provisional reading list.

We will collectively decide on later readings.

In our first two sessions, we will discuss the following:

Monday 9th November, 4:00–5:30pm
Evgeny Morozov (2013) To Save Everything, Click Here:
Technology, Solutionism, and the Urge to Fix Problems that Don’t Exist

Monday 23rd November, 4:00–5:30pm
Sheila Jasanoff (1990) The Fifth Branch:
Science Advisers as Policymakers

More information here

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