The Invisible Crowd

A conversation with Clemens von Wedemeyer, Matteo Pasquinelli and Paolo Caffoni on the legacy of Canetti in the age of big data and artificial intelligence. Final event of the course The Political Archeology of Data and part of the KIM HfG Kolloquia series (15 February 2022).


Function Creep

An essay by Arif Kornweitz for the New AI Lexicon on the function creep of algorithmic systems. 


Nur nicht das Gesicht verlieren

fluter, the magazine of the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung publishes an article by our research associate Ariana Dongus on the deployment of face recognition in everyday life.


Manifesto on algorithmic humanitarianism

The nature of machine learning operations mean they will actually deepen some humanitarian problematics and introduce new ones of their own. This banality of machine learning is also its power.


Computational Colony Capital

  This machine is a biometric device that scans eyes. This machine is also a mask that hides the backside of its violent logistics and algorithms designed around its screens. In both prints, the eyes are replaced by two images: The pattern of a fingerprint, the pattern of a scanned Iris, both behind the scanner, […]