Digital Workshops



AI as Disinformation Engine www.infotext-berlin.de12 November 2021 | 5:30 - 10 PM CET

AI as Disinformation Engine / New Centre for Research & Practice

In the past five years the generation of artificially created images and texts has reached an entirely new dimension. Deepfakes nowadays are barely distinguishable from “real” photos and videos. The fear of deceptive fictions and political influence is growing. Is AI recreating the world (completely without our input)?
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AI Festival www.infotext-berlin.de13 November 2021, 11 AM – 2 PM CET

Algorithms of Late-Capitalism Zine Co-Creation Workshop / Internet Teapot & Buse Çetin

When we think about Artificial Intelligence (AI), we usually conjure up images of sentient science fiction robots or hyped-up Silicon Valley smart technologies that promise to solve all the world’s problems. Yet, relying on these unstable myths can distract us from important discussions we need to be having about AI systems and the impact they have on our daily lives.
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AI Festival www.infotext-berlin.de14 November 2021, 2 – 3:30 PM CET

Wenn KI, dann feministisch. / netzforma* e. V.

Artificial intelligence needs feminist perspectives! That’s the aim of netzforma*, an association for feminist net politics. Inspired by the society’s paper “Wenn KI, dann feministisch” (If we must have AI, let’s make it feminist), which was published at the start of 2021, the workshop explores the status quo of AI development with a focus on fairness.
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AI Festival www.infotext-berlin.de14 November 2021, 4 – 6 PM CET

Living with Algorithms / Tactical Tech

We think of Artificial Intelligence as being the solution to many of our problems. The all seeing, all knowing systems that make our lives easier, smarter and better. This workshop is about when AI goes wrong, when AI discriminates and when AI perpetuates. Why does this happen? Who is responsible? And how can we design AI systems differently?
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