A Lecturer on our Master’s course at Plymouth U, Annie Blanchette (PhD) is a Research Professor with a background in Marketing and Ethnography. She wrote her Master’s thesis on Burlesque communities, the psychology of ‘retro’ groups and representations of the female image in media, in Montreal.
”Truth and veracity is not the point here, quite the opposite… it is rather about reinstating disbelief in the datafication system and drawing attention to the possibility of error, to the amplification of bias. The project is carnivalesque in its use of amplification…. or rather, by demonstrating that the algorithm itself is a source of grotesque amplification of bias. Is Father Ludo Vicarious that far-fetched from our current use of AI judgement in the judiciary system?”.