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Machine Vision in Everyday Life: Playful Interactions with Visual Technologies in Digital Art, Games, Narratives and Social Media is a five year, ERC-funded project that explores how new algorithmic images are affecting us as a society and as individuals. Professor Jill Walker Rettberg is the principal investigator of Machine Vision, which runs from 2018-2023. A five page project summary is available.

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Preprint at MediArXiv

The Machine Vision team is presenting a short paper at the ACM Hypertext conference in September 2019, discussing the methodology and early findings from the machine vision database. The goal of this part of the project is to map cultural representations of machine vision in art, games and narratives.
Workshop
Workshop at Solstrand Hotell

Developing the database

The Machine Vision database was the topic of our last workshop at Solstrand Hotel and we are getting closer to a data set that will give us more detailed information on Machine Vision in everyday life.

Workshop
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Future Histories of Machine Vision

Scholars, artists and designers met for a two-day workshop to continue work on an anthology to be titled "Future Histories of Machine Vision".

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Follow the Machine Vision project in Social Media

Machine Vision is growing and has a new Tumblr with weekly updates.

Project description
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Five page project summary of Machine Vision in Everyday Life

Read the five page project summary that was submitted to the ERC.

This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 771800).