Trailer: Becoming Data

How long has human life been quantified as data, and in what contexts? What are some major implications of humanity being measured as data?

Welcome to season 3 ofPublic Books 101! This season,Becoming Data,is produced in partnership withData & Society,a research institute that studies the social implications of data-centric technologies and automation.

Our host is Natalie Kerby, a media producer, editor, researcher, and currently, the digital content associate at Data & Society.

How long has human life been quantified as data, and in what contexts? What are some major implications of humanity being measured as data? How are people pushing back against the datafication of human life, work, health, and citizenship? With her guests, Natalie will be exploring these questions and more.

Featuring:

Sareeta Amrute
Laura Forlano
Arthur Gwagwa
Shaka McGlotten
Mimi Onuoha
Deb Raji
Chris Ramsaroop
Ranjit Singh
Emiliano Treré
Lam Thuy Vo

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