Gabriel Pereira

Algorithmic Antagonisms Special Issue

21 Mar 2022

Algorithmic Antagonisms: Resistance, Reconfiguration, and Renaissance for Computational Life
Media International Australia
Co-edited by Luke Heemsbergen, Emiliano Treré, and Gabriel Pereira

“Fuck the Algorithm!
Fuck the Algorithm!
Fuck the Algorithm!”

The chant of hundreds of UK school students echoed across the streets in front of the UK’s Department of Education. Students, livid, …

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Algorithmic Antagonisms

1 Feb 2021

Algorithmic Antagonisms: Resistance, Reconfiguration, and Renaissance for Computational Life

Call for Papers for Special Issue – Media International Australia

In August 2020, the UK government’s black-boxed algorithm for deciding students’ grades made headlines. It had allegedly lowered the results of 40% of students, most of which from lower-income schools, thus crushing many …

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How many more have to die before the world condemns Bolsonaro's "So what?" to coronavirus?

10 Jun 2020

I wrote an opinion piece for the Danish newspaper Politiken.
You can read it below (in English), or in Danish on the newspaper’s website.

Most of what I have been researching in my PhD in Information Science at Aarhus University has concerned the critical power of data to shape decision-making and public perception. It is undeniable that those that have the power of collecting and …

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