Gabriel Pereira

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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IhacLab-i: Creating A Non-hierarchical Open Space For Sociotechnical Innovation In Salvador, Brazil

2 Feb 2020

As part of our Social IT Solutions workshop in Brazil (2020), we got to know and work at IhacLab-i, an open space of creation and innovation at UFBA (Federal University of Bahia). We wrote a post at the GMTaC blog that talks a bit more about the space, its projects, and the philosophy behind it all. Pedro Torres also interviewed Prof. Paulo Gomes, one of the creators and maintainers of the space. …

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When the archives speak back: A few impressions from Bodies of Knowledge

18 May 2019

As part of the Deviant Practice programme, Bruno Moreschi and I have developed a collaborative research on using commercial computer vision algorithms to read artworks from the Van Abbemuseum collection. We premiered the video, one of the final results of this study, during the Museum Take Over: Bodies of Knowledge (3-5 May). This symposium brought us, alongside other Deviant Practice researchers, …

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