Uniformity vs. Diversity

    Activity: Talk and presentationProfessional or public event Professional

    Description

    This talk mobilised a critique on thinking through algorithms and illustrated the (im)possibility of thinking through algorithmic reason by analyzing two influential texts in cultural thought (by Benjamin and Heidegger) as well as discussing the role of the ‘normal’ and ‘normality’. He draws on the idea and role of the digital actuary in calculating contemporary insurance risks and the ‘moral’ effects it brings into society.
    Period23-Oct-2018
    Event titleRobot Love: Cyborg Talks
    Event typeExhibition
    LocationEindhoven, Netherlands

    Keywords

    • cyborg
    • robots
    • risk society