This is our collection of discrete tech-supported campaigns designed to create a change in the world. A campaign is the method in which we organize people to shift power. Technology has changed how campaigns operate, for the better (it's never been easier or cheaper to reach and organize large numbers of people) and the worse (private data has been used to profile voters, and technology is accused of facilitating shallower relationships between supporters). See also our campaign tools collection or learn about campaign organizations.
What has brought us together over the past year and a half is a wide-ranging and ever-increasing list of concerns about the project, not to mention growing frustration with a public engagement process that is unable to address these concerns effectively, given that it is led by and paid for by the company hoping to win “the big contract.”
AI in the Trap, a collaborative art project that explores the future of artificial intelligence and predictive policing through a hip-hop lens.
A quest for friendship with a humanoid robot turned into a rabbit-hole of questions and an examination of the codification of social, cultural and future histories at the intersection of technology, race, gender and social equity.
The USC Annenberg Innovation Lab and Wise Entertainment have assembled a powerful coalition of experts in media, communications, data, technology and journalism to ensure everyone knows how much census participation benefits their community.