Mercedes Bunz, Germany

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Mercedes Bunz is a media scholar and deputy head of ‘Digital Humanities’ at King’s College London. She previously worked as a journalist, including as technology correspondent for The Guardian. She studied Philosophy, Art History and Media Studies at the FU Berlin and the Bauhaus University in Weimar, gaining her doctorate with a thesis on the history of the Internet, in which she gave free rein to her curiosity about digital technology. She has yet to be disappointed by constantly changing digital technology as it constantly brings forth new aspects deserving of deep consideration. At the moment it is Artificial Intelligence and machine learning. Mercedes Bunz is currently heading an AHRC funded research project on Creative A in collaboration with the Serpentine Gallery, London.

Latest Publications (Selection):
Die stille Revolution: Wie Algorithmen Wissen, Arbeit, Öffentlichkeit und Politik verändern, ohne dabei viel Lärm zu machen. Suhrkamp, 2012
Machine Communication. University of Minnesota Press, 2019

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