Monthly Archives: June 2017

Glitch Studies and the Ambiguous Objectivity of Algorithms

June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Algorithms play an increasingly central part in our societies. The impact of these quantification objects extends beyond our everyday interactions with information technology. Algorithms contribute to the evidence-base that underpins organisational decision-making of public and private sector organisations. The decisions that algorithms help inform may guide the allocation of substantial resources and consequentially deeply affect the lives of people across the globe. Algorithms are perceived as the state-of-the art and […]