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(re)programming: The Cloud

The Cloud Everything Is Not Connected

20 September 2021
19:00 โ€” 20:00


Location: Online programme

We have found ourselves at the crossroads of an existential decision: do we bring the mistakes of the enlightenment to their biological conclusion or do we develop a magical capacity to self-renew?

 

For the 10th anniversary of ๐—ง๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€ & ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ, Aksioma presents (๐—ฟ๐—ฒ)๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด โ€“ ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ณ-๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—น a โ€œfestival of conversationsโ€ with world-class thinkers debating key issues, from infrastructure and energy to community and AI, curated and conducted by writer and journalist ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ฎ ๐—ฃ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ผ. The festival consists of 8 streaming events taking place every third Monday of the month throughout the year.

(๐—ฟ๐—ฒ)๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด: ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—น๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฑ
๐—˜๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜†๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—œ๐˜€ ๐—ก๐—ผ๐˜ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑThe sixth close encounter will be with ๐—๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฎ ๐— ๐—ผ๐—น๐—น.

Digital platforms have made a business out of removing us from our real communities and replacing them with a controlled simulation of connection that only exists as a directory in a massive server commonly regarded as The Cloud. Algorithmically created out of similar tastes, pet hates and grievances, it is designed as a data extraction machine and a container for targeted advertising, gamified to maximize the anticipated userโ€™s compulsion and companyโ€™s profit. Its phenomenal effectiveness has not only detached us from our natural habitats, it is also actively destroying them. Joana Moll studies the real environmental and social impact of The Cloud and the data extraction industry, calculating the amount of CO2 the Cloud burps into the atmosphere every time we lazy-Google the name of an actor or the amount of freedom we give away everytime we swipe left on a Tinder offer.
This programme will be streamed for free on our Facebook channel

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