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Mapping the Planetary Costs of AI: Kate Crawford’s Atlas of AI in Review

Sara MarcucciApril 24, 2024

Rio Tinto-Kennecott’s Bingham Canyon copper mine in Utah, the US, has extracted more copper than any mine in history: about 18.7 million tons. CC arbyreed […]

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Programmers Ruth Lichterman (crouching) and Marlyn Wescoff (standing) wiring the right side of the ENIAC with a new program.

A Hidden History and a Feminist Future: Redesigning the Role of Women in Technology 

Valentina RamanandApril 10, 2024

In general, when a field starts to have an economic value, the tendency of the capitalist system is to try to obtain a monopoly over it. And this is one of the major reasons why women were excluded from computer science.

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@loco_vision’s ‘Re’ installation at Zugvögel Festival, Hellenthal, Am weißen Stein portrays creepy eyes staring the viewer from holes.

The End of Cash and the Battle Over Digital Currencies

Juraj BednarApril 3, 2024

In an era where digital transformation is reshaping every aspect of our lives, the realm of money and payment networks is no exception. But what is at stake in the gradual yet significant shift from physical cash to digital forms of money?

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Art Installation of 150 fake security cameras on building facade in Madrid, Spain.

The Master’s Tools

Editorial BoardApril 3, 2024

A society cannot be free unless its technologies support a free and democratic social life. As the black feminist Audre Lorde noted, “the master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house.”