Monday, April 4, 2016
In the third installment of the series, we will talk with Douglas Pancoast about the Array of Things, an urban data sensing project. This network of interactive, modular sensor boxes will be installed around Chicago to collect real-time data on the city’s environment, infrastructure, and activity for research and public use.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
In the second installment of this series, we talked with three members of Deep Lab, a collaborative group of cyberfeminist researchers, artists, writers, engineers and cultural producers engaged in ongoing critical assessments of contemporary digital culture.
Simone Browne, Ingrid Burrington, and Allison Burtch discussed how their work as artists, critics and members of the Deep Lab collective engages with issues of privacy, security and surveillance.
A CONVERSATION WITH CHRISTIAN RUDDER
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
The phenomenon known as “big data” is revolutionizing the way businesses, governments and citizens collect and use information.
We talked with Christian Rudder, co-founder of OkCupid to ask: What does it mean to approach “human” topics, like romantic attraction or racial bias, through numbers? What can data science and the humanities learn from each other?
Veronica Arreola, Director, Women in Science and Engineering, UIC
Emile Cambry, Jr., Founder and CEO, BLUE 1647
Michelle Frisque, Chief of Technology, Content & Innovation, Chicago Public Library
Joe Germuska, Interim Director, Knight Lab at Northwestern University
Douglas Pancoast, Associate Director of Architecture, SAIC
Sonja Marziano, Project Coordinator, Smart Chicago Collaborative
Daniel X. O’Neil, Executive Director, Smart Chicago Collaborative
Harper Reed, Founder and CEO, Modest, Inc.
Dan Sinker, Director, Knight-Mozilla Open News