Keynote: Stefania at the Data Power conference 2017

Stefania Milan will be one of the keynote speakers at the Data Power conference, june 22nd & 23rd, 2017, a two-day, international conference organized by Carleton and Sheffield universities.

Data Power 2017 follows the successful 2015 conference, held in the UK. The conference focuses on critical questions about data’s power, reflecting on the social and cultural consequences of data becoming increasingly pervasive in our lives. From the internet of things to smart cities, from surveillance to global finance, data (and data infrastructures) shape our lives, as information is generated, collected and analysed through the apps we use, in ways that are both obvious and imperceptible: black-boxed algorithms and opaque systems are used to profile and sort us, direct our spending and travel, and monitor our actions.