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Rethinking Artificial Intelligence through Feminism | CCCB LAB

How might intersectional feminism inform machine learning algorithms? This post explores this question by drawing attention to the Feminist Data Set art project. This fascinating project brings together theories of social justice, feminism, data science, and design, in order to provide critical insight into every step of the AI development project. Read more about the Feminist Data …

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Choosing the Right Platform for Your Digital Archive – GC Digital Fellows

In this extremely resourceful blog post, GC Digital Fellow Stefano Morello discusses the pros and cons of a variety of website creation and digital archiving platforms available today. If you’re looking to create a website and/or a digital archive, then this blog post is will help you learn how to assess the many platforms that …

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Lessons from the DRI – Coding & Communication: Knowing What We Say Rather than What We Mean – GC Digital Fellows

In this fascinating blog post, Jesse McCormack (GCDI Coordinator and Philosophy PhD Candidate) reflects on her experience as a participant in the GC Digital Research Institute 2021. McCormack discusses the opportunities and outcomes of the Institute, as well as reflects on the importance of communication – between people and machines – when learning foundational computational …

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GC Digital Showcase 2021 – Call for Proposals

GC Digital Showcase Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM Location: Zoom (link to follow) The GC Digital Showcase is an annual event featuring interdisciplinary digital scholarship produced by graduate students, digital fellows, working groups, classes, and programs across The Graduate Center, CUNY. We invite you to share your work with the …

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The Digital Research Institute Workshop Series – GC Digital Fellows

In this blog post, GC Digital Fellow Filipa Calado reflects on the recently concluded annual Digital Research Institute (DRI), which teaches foundational skills for doing digital research, as a remote Workshop Series. The blog post discusses some of the challenges of moving the DRI online, and it also highlights the many creative pedagogical solutions that …

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Can Free Assembly Survive the Internet?

This review essay from Public Books discusses how digital surveillance affects the political practice of assembly and protest. By analyzing Laura DeNardis’s The Internet in Everything: Freedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch, Sasha Costanza-Chock’s Design Justice: Community-Led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need, and Shalini Kantayya’s documentary Coded Bias, this article …

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LAPD Asked for Ring Surveillance Video Related to Black Lives Matter Protests

This news article discusses the use of private security cameras, public surveillance, and policing protestors, by drawing attention to the LAPD’s investigation of the Black Lives Matter protests in the summer of 2020. The article uncovers how the LAPD garnered information from the owners of Amazon Ring security systems in the neighborhoods where protests had …

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Welcome Back!

Greetings Digital GC, and welcome back! May your winter breaks have been cheerful, restful, and productive. As you transition back to your semesterly schedule, let us remind and update you about all the ways that GCDI is here to support you and your scholarship. Consultations The GC Digital Fellows are offering individual consultations this semester. …

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