Author archive: Karma Peiró

Articles-en
Freeport: a Dissection of the Invisible Internet
5 de May de 2021
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(Article published in CCCBLab, 25 SEPTEMBER 2018) A summer school focusing on art, communication technologies and a networked planet Data tracking, an in-depth look at a company that produces spying software, discovering someone’s habits based on their browsing history, analysing cyber warfare in independent media or researching the surveillance economy. The first edition of the […]
Artificial intelligence
Seven lessons to deal with pandemic data
22 de March de 2021
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This is an English summary of the article by Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Karma Peiró, and published in AI4EU. The original source can be found in Catalan and Spanish. ——————————————————————————————————— By early 2020, almost no one had heard about coronavirus, or how the disease could change the world in a matter of weeks. Five months later, the world […]
Artificial intelligence
Can AI create a more just world?
12 de February de 2021
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If we know that algorithms may have biases that can harm individuals or groups, why do we let them make decisions? (Article by Karma Peiró and Ricardo Baeza-Yates. CCCBLab, 2021)
Data
COVID-19 Data Meet-Up Barcelona
9 de November de 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the urgent need to improve our preparedness if we are to tackle a human crisis on a global scale. It has also highlighted the need to plan how public health data should be collected, and how this data should be processed and communicated to the public. As we have seen […]
Interviews
Renata Ávila: “The Internet of creation disappeared. Now we have the Internet of surveillance and control”
4 de April de 2020
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(Interview published in CCCBLab, October 2019) An interview with this specialist in human rights, technology and freedom of expression to discuss how today’s societies are advancing to the drumbeat of “digital colonialism”. Karma Peiró Three decades ago, the Internet promised to be a democratizing place to be turned to in the flight from the inequalities […]
Articles-en
The Cambrian Age of Journalism
5 de May de 2019
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(Article published in CCCBLab, APRIL 2014) The great challenge now is how to democratise the data processing, so that we as citizens understand the potential of “Big Data” and using it for our interests Newsroom of the New York Times newspaper, 1942. Source: Wikipedia. When blogger Nate Silver predicted before the last American elections that Obama had a […]