Is the Neutrality of Technology Possible or Desirable?
On 7 November 2016 there will be a discussion about this intriguing question from 15.00-17.00 at the Trippenhuis (KNAW), Kloveniersburgwal 29, Amsterdam.
The discussion is hosted by the eHumanities-NL platform.
Four great speakers will kick off a general discussion on this important question. Humanities Networked Infrastructure (HuNI):
- Working with the viscosity of humanities research. By Deb Verhoeven (Deakin University, Australia)
- Technology-induced bias: if we can’t avoid it, we need to measure it. By Jacco van Ossenbruggen (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica)
- Topic modelling only works if you have the right document collection! By Iris Hendrickx (Radboud University)
- Deconstructing interface technology; media archaeology as cracking code. By Sonja de Leeuw (Utrecht University)
The discussion will be chaired by Sally Wyatt, member of the eH-NL executive committee.
More details on the eH-NL website.
Space is limited, so if you would like to attend, you must register by sending an email to Sikko Visscher.