All Articles about Technology
Jasper's Landecker Democracy Project 1+1=3 is a series of events that will take place in Heidelberg, Germany. The events mark the beginning of a journey, which sets out to work on a shared vision for the future of public spaces in our city.
Tech Won't Build It
For the past decade, Yonatan has been holding large tech companies accountable. His Landecker Democracy Fellowship project aims to empower content moderators, educating them what their range of tools are, from legal action in the cases of blatant violations to softer advocacy, to ensure social media platforms are tools of legitimate discourse.
Human Stories Behind AI in Criminal Justice
Landecker Democracy Fellow Greg’s project is building a platform that centers the human stories behind AI in criminal justice and fights to prioritize democratic and anti-racist standards in AI development.
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
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
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.