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My Mind, Your Weapon: panel discussion with Vesselin Popov, Lauri Love, Kadine James, Lucy Wheeler and Rod Dickenson

My Mind, Your Weapon: panel discussion

What impact does current applications of behavioural targeting have on democracy, diversity and autonomy, and how can we promote and facilitate best practice around these issues?

The panel discussion focused on fostering curiosity, facilitating discussion and provoking critical thinking around often inaccessible issues surrounding the processes and applications of big data – particularly in relation to data bias, the Internet of Things and Smart Cities.


Vesselin Popov is the Executive Director of the University of Cambridge Psychometrics Centre, a multidisciplinary research institute specialising in online behaviour and psychological assessment. He also coordinates Apply Magic Sauce which is a non-profit academic research project.

Lauri Love is an English/Finnish computer scientist who has a long history of involvement in political activism.

Rod Dickenson is a Senior Lecturer in Digital Media at UWE and an artist specialising in re-creations of historical incidents or events.

Kadine James is the CEO and Founder of The Immersive Kind Collective, a platform for artists and creatives who use technology in their practice. Kadine is also creative lead at Hobs 3D, who specialise in innovative 3D services including modelmaking, 3Dprinting & 3D Visualisations.

Lucy Wheeler is a multidisciplinary tech artist, and is the Co-Founder of The Immersive Kind Collective.

This event was part of the exhibition Raised by Google by Sarah Selby, at arebyte Gallery until 11 Jan 2020. More info here.

My Mind, Your Weapon: panel discussion

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