What if it all goes down? What if the revolution never comes and the shit hits the fan? In the darkness of the unimaginable and the predictable, will we sit and cry? Hell, no. Let's play war gaming! We will imagine several dystopian scenario's and our answers to them. Bring it on.
This talk explores how citizens, social change activists, and variably skilled users engage with datafication looking at emerging practices of "data activism”. It takes stock of the main tendencies we observe on the field, and surveys emerging areas such as algorithmic activism and device activism.