Lunchtime Talk: Algorithms and/as Culture
About the Event
DateFeb 13, 2019, 12 – 1pm
With Nick Seaver, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Science, Technology and Science at Tufts University
The algorithms that shape culture, filtering what we see and hear, are often understood as inhuman forces. Explore how these systems, from music recommenders to personalized newsfeeds, are full of people who impart their own points of view on the software they build.