[SIGCIS-Members] Reminder Fri. Apr. 29th CBI's "Automation by Design" Deadline for paper proposals

Jeffrey Yost yostx003 at umn.edu
Mon Apr 25 06:57:00 PDT 2022


Automation by Design: <https://cse.umn.edu/cbi/Automation-by-Design>Politics,
Culture, and Landscape in an Age of Machines That Learn
<https://cse.umn.edu/cbi/Automation-by-Design>CFP--Deadline Friday, April
29th <https://cse.umn.edu/cbi/Automation-by-Design>

*Automation by Design <https://cse.umn.edu/cbi/Automation-by-Design>* is a
global, interdisciplinary, virtual CBI symposium on the politics and
culture of digital automation. We welcome papers in a broad range of fields
across the humanities and social sciences. These include history, STS,
sociology, anthropology, media studies, policy, legal studies, geography,
communication, rhetoric, information studies, and philosophy.

The platformization of society, fueled by automation and machine learning,
impacts IT users in deleterious, discriminatory, democracy-threatening, and
at times deadly, ways that intersect and compound. This symposium seeks
papers that explore how automation—from its algorithmic and architectural
design to its structuring, materiality, maintenance, and use—has developed
jointly with social politics. We are especially interested in papers that
address education, law, capitalism, labor, science, medicine, leisure,
privacy/security, surveillance, the body, and the environment.

Program Committee:

Dr. Jeffrey Yost ( <https://cse.umn.edu/cbi/jeffrey-r-yost-phd>
@JustCodeCulture <https://twitter.com/JustCodeCulture>), CBI Dir. & Res.
Prof., HSTM, Univ. of Minnesota <https://cse.umn.edu/cbi/jeffrey-r-yost-phd>

Dr. Gerardo Con Diaz, Assoc. Prof., STS, Univ. of California, Davis &
Stanford Univ. Fellow <https://sts.ucdavis.edu/people/condiaz>

Dr. Honghong Tinn, Asst. Prof., HSTM & ECE, Univ. of Minnesota
<https://cse.umn.edu/hstm/honghong-tinn>

Dr. Colette Perold, Asst. Prof., Media Studies, Univ. of Colorado
<https://www.colorado.edu/cmci/people/media-studies/colette-perold>
*Please connect:   Twitter <https://twitter.com/justcodeculture>  ** Linkedin
<https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffrey-yost-b714566>** CBI-FB
<https://www.facebook.com/babbageinstitute>   Blockchain & Society FB
<https://www.facebook.com/Decentralizedinternet/>*

*Jeffrey Yost, Ph.D.         *
Director, Charles Babbage Institute <http://www.cse.umn.edu/cbi>; Research
Professor, HSTM

222 21st Avenue South, University of Minnesota; Minneapolis, MN 55455

*Studies in Computing and Culture book series, Johns Hopkins U. Press *
Co-Editor
*PI, NSF-funded CBI project "Mining a Useable Past: Perspectives,
Paradoxes, and Possibilities with Security and Privacy."*
*Blockchain & Society Blog and Site* <https://www.blockchainandsociety.com>
 (Founder/Leader)

*Interfaces: Essays and Reviews in Computing and Culture
<https://cse.umn.edu/cbi/interfaces> *Co-Editor (w/ Amanda Wick)

*Committee Member, National Academy of Engineering Extraordinary
Engineering Impacts on Society*

*Making IT Work: A History of the Computer Services Industry (MIT Press)
<https://amzn.to/3gqe4R6>*
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