algorithm

Victor Orban

Viktor Orbán: An Authoritarian Right Under Europe’s Nose

Article
Ot van de Rijzen
04/11/2022
10 minutes to read

This article provides a breakdown of Orbán's political ideology, a look into his presentation in different media landscapes, and an analysis of his use of big organizing and his role in regard to algorithmic populism and activism.

algorithms, echo chamber, radicalization, luggenpresse

Dangers of being trapped in an echo chamber

Article
Eva de Jonge
21/09/2021
10 minutes to read

Algorithms, echo chamber and fake news. How echo chambers are created by algorithms and how fake news within them can cause many problems.

Big Data Is Watching You

The Biases we feed to Tinder algorithms

Article
Magdalena Rolle
16/01/2019
13 minutes to read

This article reflects on how the biases of Tinder algorithms hold up a mirror to our society by analyzing the human impact on their technological workings.

The evolution of YouTube stars

Article
Lola Vos
15/01/2019
13 minutes to read

The content on YouTube has changed tremendously over the past few years. This article looks at the changes in content by some of the biggest YouTube creators and discusses potential reasons for these changes.

fingerprint scanning

Why biometric data is not safe anymore

Article
Nataliia Vdovychenko
16/11/2018
7 minutes to read

Biometric data plays a huge role in our everyday lives. We use it to unlock our phones, for bank payments, memberships and travelling. But do we ever think about risks connected to our biometric privacy?

algorithmic populism, bots, social bots, Trump, make america great again, algorithmic activism

Algorithmic populism and algorithmic activism

Article
Ico Maly
10/10/2018
12 minutes to read

Digitalization gave birth to a new kind of populism: algorithmic populism. Algorithmic populism cannot be understood without taking the uptake and algorithmic activism in particular into account.

Phenomenon of Algorithms and Political Echo Chambers

The political effects of algorithms: a look at Facebook and Google

Paper
Mick Timmermans
17/01/2017
10 minutes to read

There is limited data available on algorithms leading to political echo chambers. This paper examines the use of Facebook and Google and the algorithmic system behind both platforms. What are the consequences?