Keynote at the "Histories of Artificial Intelligence: A Genealogy of Power" summer school, University of Cambridge.
July 12-18, 2020
Talk at the Oxford Internet Institute.
March 13, 2020
Talk at the Quello Center for Media and Information Policy, Michigan State University.
February 26, 2020
|Spanish translation of my Al Jazeera op ed for Datactive/BigDataSur: El Sur Global podría nacionalizar sus datos . |
February 7, 2020
|Video of a keynote I delivered at Transmediale Art and Digital Culture Festival, Berlin. |
January 31, 2020
|Review in Fair Observer: The Veiled Face of Data Colonialism Exposed.|
December 19, 2019.
|Interview in El Economista (Mexican Newspaper): Colonización y datos: el nuevo despojo. |
December 19, 2019.
|Op ed in Al Jazeera: Why the Global South should nationalise its data. |
December 14, 2019.
|Interview in Digilabour (Brazil): Questionando o universalismo por trás dos dados: entrevista com Ulises Mejias. |
December 13, 2019.
|Participation in (closed) conference: “Wealth Building in a Digital Economy”, sponsored by Berggruen Institute, Institute for the Future, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and the Aspen Institute. |
December 5, 2019.
|Interview in Malwarebytes Blog: ‘Data as property’ promises fix for privacy problems, but could deepen inequality. |
November 25, 2019.
|Video of a book talk at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Puebla, Mexico. There's an article about the talk here as well. In Spanish. |
Nov 7, 2019.
|Video of a book talk at the Centro de Cultural Digital in Mexico City. In Spanish. |
Nov 4, 2019.
|Interview in OneZero: “Getting Cash for Our Data Could Actually Make Things Worse; Microsoft researchers suggest ‘data dignity’ will create a better digital society, but experts disagree.” |
October 25, 2019.
|Participation in panel: The Role of Business in Responsible Automation at SUNY Oswego, with Dr. Meera Sampath, associate vice chancellor for research at the State University of New York, and Dr. Yunbo "Will" Zhang, assistant professor in the department of industrial and systems engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology.|
October 10, 2019.
|Blog post for Datactive/BigDataSur: Some thoughts on decolonizing data. |
October 8, 2019
|Video of a book talk at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. |
Sep 19, 2019.
|Video of a book talk at Rutgers University, in conversation with Naomi Klein. |
Sep 16, 2019.
|Interview in Knife: Intelligent Journal of Culture and Society (Russia). “Bring Back Our Space and Our Time”: Interview with Ulises Mejias about colonialism in the era of big data. |
September 10, 2019.
|Article: "Data colonization to reshape social and economic order" published in Chinese Social Sciences Today. In Chinese and English. |
August 28, 2019.
|Al Jazeera documentary: All Hail the Algorithm: The Power & Popularity of Big Tech. Nick Couldry and I were interviewed for this 15 minute documentary, episode 2 in the series. |
July 10, 2019.
|Consulted expert for The Economist. Nick Couldry and I are cited in the report “Who dominates global data flows? An analysis of underwater internet cables” (click on Methodology). |
|Interview in Chris Richardson’s This is Not a Pipe Podcast. |
November 8, 2018.
Some recent (and upcoming) lectures, public appearances, interviews, etc.