Latest events and public appearances in the agenda.
- Digital infrastructures and the reconfiguration of sovereignty and imagined communities
- NEoN Digital Ethics Audit
- 8th of March, 2023
Find work in progress, reports, reading lists and more on our wiki.
- Digital identity and the right to opacity
- SciencesPo Law Clinic 2022-2023
- Infrastructural Interactions, research project funded by: Human Data Interaction: Legibility, Agency, Negotiability’ Network Plus, UK EPSRC, 2021
- Counter Cloud Action Plan, NEoN Digital Ethics Audit
- Technology in the Public Interest, research project funded By: Research Communities Funding: COVID-19 / Quintin Hogg Trust, 2021
- The Institute for Technology in the Public Interest (2023), The Suspicious System: a conversation on the rise of automated bureaucracies
- The Institute for Technology in the Public Interest, ‘From Cloud to Crowd’, NEoN Digital Arts, 17 October 2022, https://neondigitalarts.com/from-cloud-to-crowd/.
- The Institute for Technology In the Public Interest (2022), edited by Helen V Pritchard, and Femke Snelting, Infrastructural Interactions: Survival, Resistance and Radical Care
- The Institute for Technology in the Public Interest (2021, 2022), Infrables: The Cloud is not an Option, Iterated at the Tangible Clouds Workshop and the series Digital Solidarities Networks organized by Varia.
- The Institute for Technology in the public interest (2021), 'EU Digital COVID Certificates: When governments move fast and break things' GitHub, May 28, https://github.com/ehn-digital-green-development/hcert-spec/issues/85
- Aouragh, Miriyam, Gürses, Seda, Pritchard, Helen and Snelting, Femke. The extractive infrastructures of contact tracing apps in: Journal of Environmental Media
- Aouragh, M., Gürses, S., Pritchard, H. and Snelting, F. as Institute for Technology in the Public Interest (2020), ‘The long tail of contact tracing’, GitHub, 10 April, https://github.com/DP-3T/documents/issues/118
Interviews and podcasts
- Keltoum Belorf, Interview. Coronacrisis: Tracing-app, een magisch redmiddel of tool om publiek te sussen? De Wereld Morgen, June 2020 https://www.dewereldmorgen.be/artikel/2020/06/29/coronacrisis-tracing-app-een-magisch-redmiddel-of-tool-om-publiek-te-sussen/
- Radio Informal, RYBN interviews The Institute for Technology in the Public Interest (May 2020) http://rybn.org/radioinformal/antivirus/
- Wie sich die Debatte um Corona-Tracing ändern muss. Interview with Chris Köver, Netzpolitik (May 2020) https://netzpolitik.org/2020/wie-sich-die-debatte-um-corona-tracing-aendern-muss/#vorschaltbanner
- A chance to transgress. We Be Imagining, with J. Khadijah Abdurahman, Ilan Mandel and Stanley Muñoz https://americanassembly.org/wbi-podcast/episode-chance-9dtjd4-b5neb
A complete list of publications can be found on the titipi wiki.
Selected talks, panels, workshops and exhibitions
- Unlearning Platform Realism, Leiden University, March 2023
- Infrables, contribution to Tangible Clouds, Brussels, March 2023
- Counter Cloud Strategies, panel moderation, transmediale, February 2023
- Counter Cloud Action workshop, NEoN Dundee, UK, November 2022
- Digital Capitalism, panel contribution Miriyam Aouragh and Seda Gürses, State of the World 2022: Online Global Conference, TNI, October 2022
- Doing research otherwise, Deradicalizing the city, Leuven
- Bugreporting at the end of the world, AMRO 2022, Linz, Austria
- Solidary Infrastructure, keynote at Solidarity Retreat 2022, Soeterbeek, The Netherlands
- Small c vs. big C: How Computational Infrastructures Capture Technical and Social Imaginary for Public Life, Thinking through the Crises series of the Amsterdam Research Center for Gender and Sexuality (ARC-GS). SPUI25, March 2022
- Infrables, workshop at Tangible Clouds Workshop, Brussels, June 2022
- Infrables, on-line workshop in the series Digital Solidarities Networks organized by Varia, June 2021
- Hiding trees among the forest, workshop in the series Reclaiming Digital Infrastructures, KASK Gent, April 2021
A complete list of past public appearances can be found on the titipi wiki.
Collaborations and related work
The members of the institute also collaborate in other constellations; some of these collaborations predate the launch of the institute. Our initiatives include: self-initiated research, project development, advocacy and policy work, successful funding applications for academic and artistic research, management of teams and budgets.
Projects + Research
- Gürses, S. and Poon, M., Programmable Infrastructures.
- Seeta Peña Gangadharan, Seda Gürses, Suresh Venkatasubramanian, Critiquing and Rethinking Accountability, Fairness and Transparency, an event co-located with the FaccT Conerence, 2020.
- Bogdan Kulynych, Bekah Overdorf, Ero Balsa, Carmela Troncoso, Seda Gürses, Protective Optimisation Technologies, EPFL, Cornell Tech, TU Delft.
- The Underground Division (Helen Pritchard, Femke Snelting, Jara Rocha), ROCK REPO
- Possible Bodies (Femke Snelting, Jara Rocha), Volumetric Regimes
- Regenerative Energy Communities (Helen Pritchard, Miranda Moss, Daniel Gustafsson, Eric Snodgrass), REC
- Citizen Sense (Jennifer Gabrys, Helen Pritchard)
- Miriyam Aouragh, Layal Ftouni, Maayke Botman, Sruti Bala. 2021 Insurgent intersectionality. Bookchapter, forthcoming. Jennifer Nash (eds.), Routledge companion to intersectionality.
- Pritchard, Helen, Rocha, Jara, & Snelting, Femke. (2020). Figurations of Timely Extraction. Media Theory, 4(2), 155-188. https://journalcontent.mediatheoryjournal.org/index.php/mt/article/view/123
- Helen Pritchard, Loren Britton. For CS in: Interactions, Volume XXVII.4 July-August 2020 https://interactions.acm.org/blog/view/for-cs
- Pritchard, Helen; Rocha, Jara and Snelting, Femke. 2020. We Have Always Been Geohackers. In: Annike Haas; Maximilian Haas; Hanna Magauer and Dennis Pohl, eds. How to Relate: Knowledges, Arts, Practices. Munich: Wilhelm Fink Verlag. (Book Section, In Press)
- Seda Gürses, Bekah Overdorf, Bogdan Kulynych, Ero Balsa, Carmela Troncoso (2018), “Questioning the Assumptions Behind Fairness Solutions”, Workshop on Critiquing and Correcting Trends in Machine Learning (co-located with NeuroIPS).
- Seda Gürses, Rebekah Overdorf, Ero Balsa (2018), Stirring the POTs: Protective Optimization Technologies, In Emre Bayamlioglu, Irina Baraliuc, Liisa Janssens, Mireille Hildebrandt (Eds.) Being Profiled: Cogitas Ergo Sum: 10 years of Profiling the European Citizen, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam.
- S. Gurses, J. Van Hoboken, Privacy after the Agile Turn, In, Jules Polonetsky, Omer Tene, and Evan Selinger (Eds.): Cambridge Handbook of Consumer Privacy (Cambridge University Press) (2018):579-601. https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/9gy73/
- Aouragh, Miriyam, and Paula Chakravartty. “Infrastructures of Empire: Towards a Critical Geopolitics of Media and Information Studies.” Media, Culture & Society 38, no. 4 (May 2016): 559–75.
- Femke Snelting, Roel Roscam Abbing and Peggy Pierrot, ‘Modifying the Universal,’ Executing Practices, 33, 2017.
- Gabrys, Jennifer, Pritchard, Helen, & Barratt, Benjamin. (2016). Just good enough data: Figuring data citizenships through air pollution sensing and data stories. Big Data & Society, 3(2), 205395171667967. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2053951716679677
- Pritchard, Helen, & Gabrys, Jennifer. (2016). From Citizen Sensing to Collective Monitoring: Working through the Perceptive and Affective Problematics of Environmental Pollution. GeoHumanities, 2(2), 354-371. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/2373566X.2016.1234355
- Aouragh, M., Gürses, S., Rocha, J. and Snelting, F. (2015), ‘FCJ-196 Let’s first get things done! On division of labour and techno-political practices of delegation in times of crisis’, The Fibreculture Journal, ‘Entanglements – Activism and Technology’, 26, http://twentysix.fibreculturejournal.org/fcj-196-lets-first-get-things-done-on-division-of-labour-and-techno-political-practices-of-delegation-in-times-of-crisis/