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The Sociotechnical Datastudies Saloon meets Yanni Loukissas

Associate Professor Yanni Loukissas, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, Georgia Tech will give the inaugurate talk in the Sociotechnical Datastudies Saloon (SDS), SHAPE.

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Fredag 11. november 2022,  kl. 15:30 - 16:30


Online via Zoom

Yanni Loukissas’ research is focused on helping creative people think critically about the social implications of emerging technologies. His book, All Data Are Local: Thinking Critically in a Data-Driven Society (MIT Press, 2019), is addressed to a growing audience of practitioners who want to work with unfamiliar sources both effectively and ethically. He is also the author of Co-Designers: Cultures of Computer Simulation in Architecture (Routledge, 2012) and a contributor to Simulation and its Discontents (MIT Press, 2009). Before coming to Georgia Tech, he was a lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he co-coordinated the Program in Art, Design and the Public Domain. He was also a principal at metaLAB, a research project of the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society. He has taught at Cornell, MIT, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Originally trained as an architect at Cornell, he subsequently attended MIT, where he received a Master of Science and a PhD in Design and Computation. He also completed postdoctoral work at the MIT Program in Science, Technology and Society. [From Yannis website: https://iac.gatech.edu/people/person/yanni-loukissas See also: http://loukissas.lmc.gatech.edu/]


  • A brief presentation by Yanni Loukissas (15-20 min.) 
  • 20 min. dialogue with a designated commentator, Peter Danholt 
  • 20 min. of discussion and Q&A

Everyone interested is welcome to join.

The meeting is held online via Zoom. To receive a link, please send an email to Katrine Ø. Rasmussen, kara@cc.au.dk