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.
A brief excursion through various techniques to collect and analyse datasets from online far-right platforms. How can computational methods help to understand and counter far-right politics?
A crash course on risk analysis, cryptography, and anonimity on an internet surveilled by state and capital.