On the last Thursday of every month, the Toplap Barcelona collective meets for a live coding jam session where the artists have exactly 9 minutes to create their work, starting with a blank screen. At the end of the time the audience is obliged to applaud.
Through six seasons, the award-winning podcast Las Raras (Chile) has released "Stories of freedom, its protagonists and soundscapes." Stories about people who break the rules and fight for social change. The chapters have field work, interviews and great care for sound design. Her stories are not in traditional media and cover topics like the environment, art, science, education, gender, love, motherhood, migration, human rights, and more.
Would you like to get closer to the world of video games, program a robot or turn fruit into a musical instrument (yes, the latter too)? Learn how to use tools like Scratch, MakeyMakey, mBot or Arduino, together or separately.
What is certain is that at the end of the workshop you will have discovered programming and robotics differently. Every Thursday, have a tasting and delve into the world of robotics and programming.
The automation of public and human services based on theoretically neutral and objective criteria can streamline complex procedures that might take months. Currently, algorithms are being applied to determine who attains needed resources. What are the effects of applying automated systems rather than humans in decision-making? What biases are we facing? Is it possible to imagine public governance of artificial intelligence systems?
In the City of Disinformation you never know what is true and what is false. Explore the city, go through every corner and walk through a maze of endless news to learn how to identify and combat fake news.
Nowadays, anyone can publish a piece of news and have it received on thousands of devices in a matter of seconds, without validating its veracity. How much news do you receive on your phone a day? Which are true, and which are built on a big lie?