The ADD Project
Controversies regarding the digitalization and datafication of democracy currently develop along two interrelated axes; algorithmic infrastructures intensify and polarize issues of public concern while algorithmic decision-making is detached from citizen scrutiny and deliberation, resulting in spirals of public distrust. The ADD-project focuses on these sociotechnical dynamics in an effort toreconfigure the algorithmic organization of data and strengthen digital democracy.
ADD Research seminar: AI and Future Ethical and Societal Dilemmas
On December 9 2021, the seminar “AI and Future Ethical and Societal Dilemmas” will take place in Copenhagen (AU Emdrup) and online.
SODAS lecture, 3 December, 2021: Controversial encounters
Sine N. Just presents the main tenets of the ADD-project and her ongoing work on the conceptualization of digital public debate.
Open postdoc position at Roskilde University
The ADD-project is now hiring a postdoc in the digital organization of health, to be based at Department of Communication and Arts, Roskilde University.
Paper presentation: Predicting children at risk: The future as resource in social work decisions
Helene Ratner and Kasper Trolle Elmholt presented a paper in the stream on ‘The algorithmic turn of prediction‘ at this year’s Society for Social Studies if Science (4S) conference. Here’s the abstract: Public sector use of predictive algorithms has paved way for hopes of better precision and a more timely intervention in casework. Specifically, they…