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Stefania Milan

Stefania Milan

Stefania Milan (stefaniamilan.net) is the Principal Investigator of the ALEX project, and of its “mother”, the DATACTIVE project, funded with a Starting Grant of the European Research Council (639379) and exploring the evolution of citizenship and participation vis-à-vis datafication and surveillance (data-activism.net). She is Associate Professor of New Media at the University of Amsterdam. Her work explores the intersection of digital technology, governance and activism, with emphasis on critical data practices and autonomous infrastructure. She believes in bikes, mountains and self-organization.
Jeroen de Vos

Jeroen de Vos

As 'lean approach coach' Jeroen de Vos helped many starting enterprises designing and executing effective market research. He started freelance market research after finishing his bachelor degree in cultural anthropology six years ago, and has worked with and taught about social entrepreneurs in parallel to his academic endeavors. Within Algorithms Exposed he will be in charge of market research with the help of Alok Herath. He also recently got appointed project manager at DATACTIVE.
Davide Beraldo

Davide Beraldo

Davide Beraldo is postdoc researcher at DATACTIVE and ALEX. He is currently working on investigating the effects of algorithmic mediation; understanding data activism from a social movement perspective; developing a methodology for the study of mailing list archives. Keywords: social movements, digital sociology, computational methods, algorithms, network analysis,
Claudio Agosti

Claudio Agosti

Claudio oversee the technical development of the platform, it is responsible for the initial concept, the first publications, and discover original methods to analyze algorithms. Split his time among the backend development, management, and advocacy roles. Bring ALEX in different contexts, because the commitment of making algorithm accountability a political issue it is deeply tight to the amount of functionalities implemented in the software, which depends on the diversity of the outreach. He's looking forward in building a durable community around the project.
Shannon Cunningham

Shannon Cunningham

Shannon Cunningham is an American researcher and writer living in Berlin with a background in sociology and information studies. Her work has focused on bringing technical topics to a broader audience through accessible communications. Her previous work includes research, communications consultation, copy and technical writing, for various free software projects, as well as journalistic work over issues of data privacy, social media, and other information issues. She handles content creation, editing and communications for ALEX.
Alok

Alok

Alok is a Market Researcher at ALEX based out of Toronto, Canada. He is in his final year in an Undergraduate Degree in Political Science (BSc Hons.) at the University of Toronto. Alongside his work assisting Jeroen at ALEX, he works as a Research Assistant at the Citizen Lab. His current research interests include internet governance in the global south, and algorithmic accountability on social media platforms. Often caffeinated, with little time to spare, you will catch him riding his 60 year old bike in cold, cold Toronto.
Lorenzo Cataldi

Lorenzo Cataldi

Hi, I'm Lorenzo and I cooperate in TRex providing UX design and front-end develop. Fond of graphics and communications since the high school years, I start to get interested in computer coding during my academic career in Philosophy, now I have all the tools necessary to carry out the User Experience and User Interface designer job: from the first sketches on paper, continuing with high-fidelity prototypes in photoshop to arrive, finally, to the drafting of the code. Climber for passion.
Umberto Boschi

Umberto Boschi

Umberto Boschi is an Italian researcher and self-taught data scientist living in Barcelona. After graduating in Philosophy in Pisa, he got a Master Degree in the field of Media Studies in the Netherlands. Later, he became Research Associate for the project Datactive at the University of Amsterdam. He contributed to FOSS projects and is now currently working as project manager for algorithms.exposed.
Tommaso Campagna

Tommaso Campagna

Tommaso Campagna is a research MA student in New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam. His research interests focus on the intersection between social movements, digital activist and the alternatives forms of communication with a particular focus on the artistic language and visual culture. Within Algorithms Exposed he will collaborate on the communication and graphic design aspect of the project.

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