All Articles about Technology
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Vincent Kadiri is a Nigerian German scientist currently pursuing his doctorate degree at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, Germany. Vincent wants to establish a grassroots network of BIPOC scientists that focuses on improving communication and ensuring more equity within the sciences.
AI & Visionary Fiction – a digital think (and make) tank on AI technology and society
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Nushin Isabelle Yazdani is an interaction and transformation designer, artist, and AI researcher. Nushin would like to create a digital think tank around the topics of artificial intelligence, technology, and society.
Make friends not war – social media literacy campaign against disinformation & radicalization
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Ignacy Niemczycki is an expert in communication and European affairs. He is a former civil servant who worked on the European Union budget and is a journalist dealing with European Union affairs. He would like to work on an education and communication campaign to build media literacy competencies among the most vulnerable groups, which include younger and older citizens from smaller communities.
Indigenous Creations: Open Source Tools for Indigenous Communities
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow DeLesslin George-Warren is a queer artist, researcher, and organizer from Catawba Indian Nation. His wide ranging work encompasses performance art, installation art, community education as well as food sovereignty and language revitalization. DeLesslin will work with five native technologists to support their work in creating Open Source projects to address the needs of their community.
Dress2Code: Coding Worshops by Women for Women
Antonela Kotsoni, along with other programmer women from Patras, offered programming and coding workshops to other women to encourage them to join the tech industry.
Wheels: A Vocational Program for Roma Girls
Through the Wheels program, Senior Fellow Rafaela Tsinafournioti introduces Roma girls to a variety of professions through discussion, activities, and interviews with professionals.
MapMyDay - Athens
Senior Fellow Zaneta-Eleni Melissourgaki hosted a mapping event marking wheelchair-accessible places and raising awareness about accessibility and inclusion in the city centre of Athens.
State Surveillance: Necessary Evil or 1984?
Senior Fellow Corinne Cath convened a panel on the state of surveillance, the modern surveillance state, and whether the year 2084 will be an Orwellian nightmare or Facebook's online dream.
The Radio Transit is a tool for free expression that connects refugees inside camps and hosting facilities with the rest of the world.
ROMA – A Discussion of Diversity and the Treatment of Minorities
Senior Fellow Sahra Josephine Hjorth created ROMA – A Discussion of Diversity and the Treatment of Minorities, which is an online course that teaches about structural racism and contemporary discrimination of Roma people in Europe as well as about the dreams and expectations of Roma youth.