26 and 27 March - 7pm and 12 noon (consult programme)
Six Contradictions and the End of the Present. Evgeny Morozov
Digital Capitalism and Discontent
The meteoric rise of digital giants worldwide has posed a raft of unsettling questions on the concentration of political, economic and social power in the hands of tech brokers.
This session will analyse and discuss the possible alternatives to this invisible and all-powerful government of the algorithm and Big Data, ranging from the design of new data ownership models to algorithms being subjected to audits, via the creation of cooperate platforms or the comprehensive nationalisation of technology platforms.