The data proxy

A Fictional Vlog Drama The data proxy, played by Francis Hunger, is a consultant by profession living in a fictional alternative present. Humans are expected to participate in the data production system by creating a minimum monthly amount of data. The data authority, a government agency, regulates the data market. It watches over the data… Continue reading The data proxy

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Talk: Kybernetik war nicht alles (2021)

Kybernetik war nicht alles – Die langen Ketten bürokratischer Praktiken im DDR Sozialismus (lecture, 30 min in German) Cybernetics Was Not Everything – The Long Chains Of Bureaucratic Practices In GDR Socialism This lecture unfolds a discussion whether Cybernetics is an appropriate framing for looking at digitalisation history. Although the control of economic processes in… Continue reading Talk: Kybernetik war nicht alles (2021)

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Deep Love Algorithm (2013)

Deep Love Algorithm, Projection, 2 towers with framed prints, display with print

Francis Hunger’s ongoing research addresses the history and evolution of databases and their intertwinement with the biopolitics of post-Fordism. In Deep Love Algorithm (2013) this examination takes the form of a story of unrequited love. Jan, a journalist on an amazingly well-paid research commission, invites Margret, a writer, to come along on a road trip… Continue reading Deep Love Algorithm (2013)