Friction: Ethics in times of Dataism

Online lecture & interview via Zoom. In case the Zoom session reaches capacity there will be a livestream on our YouTube channel. This lecture will not be recorded.

Can humans really be understood as algorithms? What happens to the things that cannot be captured in data? And why is the dataist future presented as inevitable?
Against the ideal of an automated world that traps us in an invisible net, Miriam Rasch proposes a revaluation of friction. Friction is a formidable strategy for those who fight for emancipation or resist the demand for transparency and constant communication. Rasch opens the way to ‘de-automatization’ as a possibility to let words and things shine as new again. How can we continue to tell our own story in data-saturated times?

Read more about Friction in this article, and join us on February 4th!