UC SANTA BARBARA

Graduate - Spring - 2021

Media Datification – S21

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Spring - 2021
252MD

Description

In this seminar, we explore how processes of datification and machine learning and AI tools are being used to reconfigure media technologies, industries, content, and audiences. Topics to be discussed include: recommendation systems and taste, “blackboxing” and the politics of transparency/opacity, algorithmic bias and racism, the labor of content moderation, data storage and distribution, and online tracking and surveillance, among other issues.

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