Imaginaries of Data and Digital Rights among Latin American communities: A podcast series

The project “Imaginaries of data and digital rights” aims to create spaces for generating and promoting conversations about local imaginaries of data and digital rights among local artists, community media producers, indigenous language activists, practitioners and academics in Colombia. The dialogues explore how media literacy and digital literacy can promote the development of local knowledge and…

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The Influencer Paradox*

The term “influencer” has gained great relevance in the last decade around the world to designate content creators on digital platforms and social networks who have a large number of followers and enjoy popularity, credibility, and admiration in niche communities and audiences. From fashionistas to foodies, environmentalists to adventure travelers, gamers to animal lovers and…

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Exploring Latin American IT infrastructure Cityscapes: A co-creation project with Generative AI.

Information technology infrastructure, or IT infrastructure, is everywhere. It has expanded across our rural and urban environments as a mix of visible and invisible networks, supporting the flows of data, the functioning of information systems, and the communication between devices, computers, humans and non-human beings. Ultimatelly, this infrastructure mediates many relationships among people, machines, animals,…

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FICCI 62 : Cyberfeudalism, Digital Landlords, and Electronic Peasants

Two weeks ago I participated in the 62 edition of the FICCI, the Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival, and had the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities not only related to cinema but also to music, audiovisual collectives, social media and artificial intelligence. Under the central theme of cyberfeudalism, digital landlords and…

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Digital Security in Indigenous and Minority Language Communities: A Rising Voices Research Project

Digital security is a complex problem that is evolving rapidly and impacting they way communities around the world communicate and participate in culture, politics, civics, and in all dimensions of society. Security incidents such as email and social media hacking, data loss, identity theft, phishing, and several forms of online violence, affect the digitally mediated…

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