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What the Robot Saw


15 Jan What the robot saw virtual event

On Friday, January 15, from 10.00- 12.00 PST, join the gallery@calit2 for the virtual premiere of What the Robot Saw, an endless documentary by a social media robot. The film explores the awkward intersections of performance, surveillance, voyeurism, and robots in the age of the talking head through some of the least viewed and subscribed YouTube videos uploaded over the past several hours.

What the Robot Saw runs from January 15 through March 12, 2021.


  • 10.00 Artist Talk with Amy Alexander
  • 10.30 Introduce panelists and presentations on topic: Algorithmic bias and social media ranking algorithms with Memo Akten, Dr. Sophie Bishop, Dr. Aylin Caliskan, and Dr. Daniel James Joseph
  • 11.15 Panel Discussion
  • 11.45 Q&A

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Sophie Bishop

Sophie Bishop

Lecturer in Digital Marketing and Communications

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