Publications and Talks

Forthcoming 2022.

The  AI Anarchies Autumn School. A curatorial project + week-long workshop in collaboration with Nora N Khan, executive director of the Project X Foundation for Art and Criticism, Los Angeles, and the Junge Akademie, Berlin.

‘Scientist in residence’ at ZKM Karlsruhe (Zentrum für Kunst und Medien/ Centre for Art and Media).

What is the autonomous vehicle? In Proof of Stake: Claims to Technology. A Book of Organizational Objects by Timon Beyes, Robin Holt, and Claus Pias (Eds) Oxford: Oxford University.

Talks & public events 2020-2021

The poetics and politics of AI metaphors.  A talk at The Conference.  August 2022.

The Myth of Autonomy on the Good Robot Podcast by Kerry Mackereth and Eleanor Drage. December 2021.

Abundant and generous digital futures (link to Youtube). Digital Earth Talks May, 2021.  Digital Earth, NL

A is for Another: A Dictionary of AI (2020)  was included in  Encoding Futures: Critical Imaginaries of AI at Oxy Arts at Occidental College, Los Angeles, California. September 16-November 19, 2021.

Publications (2011-2022)

‘Auto-connect’ in the Vertical Atlas, Het Nieuwe Instiuut, Rotterdam.

Ganesh, MI (2022) Between metaphor and meaning: AI and being human. Interactions 29, 5 (September – October 2022), 58–62.

Ganesh MI, Bourne J,  (2022) Between threat and tool: Metaphors and narratives in China’s AI policy. In Tandem Research and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Asia (Eds), Reframing AI governance:Perspectives from Asia.

Ganesh MI & Moss E (2022). Resistance and refusal to algorithmic harms: Varieties of ‘knowledge projects.’ Media International Australia.

Zeerak Talat, Hagen Blix, Josef Valvoda, Maya Indira Ganesh, Ryan Cotterell, Adina Williams. (2022) A word on machine ethics. A response to Jiang et al. (2021).  A rebuttal to Delphi, a natural language processing project to model abilities and limitations of automated moral decision-making.

Ganesh MI ( 2021)  You auto-complete me: Romancing the bot. In R Dave (Ed), India since the 1990s/ Improvised Futures: Encountering the Body in Performance. Haikou, Hainan Publishing House, and New Delhi, Tulika Books.

Ganesh, MI (2020) The ironies of autonomy. Humanit Soc Sci Commun 7, 157 (2020).

Shah N, Ganesh MI (2020) Between memory and storage: Digital transitions for art organisations. In Forces of Art: Perspectives from a Changing World by C Kuoni, JB Portoles, N Khan, S Moses (Eds). Amsterdam, Valiz.

Gilman N, Ganesh MI (2020) Making sense of the unknown: AI’s metaphors. In The Rockefeller Foundation (Ed), AI+1: Shaping our integrated future  New York, The Rockefeller Foundation.

Ganesh MI (2020) Complete machine autonomy? It’s a fantasy! In The Rockefeller Foundation (Ed), AI+1: Shaping our integrated future.  New York, The Rockefeller Foundation.

Ganesh MI (2020). Between Flesh: Tech Degrees of Separation.  In Stronger Than Bone: Feminisms Reader,  D Ayas, N Ginwala and J Winder (Eds),  13th Gwangju Biennale 2021

Ganesh MI Dechesne F,  Waseem Z (2020) Two computer scientists and a cultural scientist get hit by a driver-less car: A method for situating knowledge in the cross-disciplinary study of F-A-T in machine learning. Conference Proceedings: ACMFAT* ’20: ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency, January 27-30, 2020, Barcelona, Spain. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1 page. (Translation tutorial)

Ganesh MI and Bruder J (2019) Cloud Cosmogram In Data Farms: Circuits, Labour, Territory. Data Centres and the Governance of Labour and Territory. T Notley, B Neilsen, N Rossiter (Eds) A project at the Institute for Culture & Society at the University of Western Sydney, Australia. (+Collaborative visualisation with Selena Savic)

Ganesh MI (2019) The difference that difference makes,  a comment on C. Ernst, J. Schröter, and A. Sudmann , ‘AI and the Imagination to Overcome Difference’,  in Spheres: The Spectre of AI, Issue #5. Leuphana University. (Journal comment + guest editing)

Ganesh MI (2019) Sutradhar complex. On Transmediale’s Affective Infrastructures Study Circle. In the Transmediale journal, D Dragona, I Seidler and K Gansing (Eds).

Blogging for Cyborgology. 2016-2018: The Center for Humane Technology Doesn’t Want Your Attention II. On Time Well Spent and EthicsThe Center for Humane Technology Doesn’t Want Your Attention.

Ganesh MI (2017) Entanglement:Machine Learning and Human Ethics in Driverless Car Crashes In APRJA:Machine Research, Vol 6, Issue 1, 2017. CU Andersen & G Cox (Eds). ISSN 2245-7755

Ganesh MI, Hankey S, Tuszynski M. (2016) The White Room. In Nervous Systems: Quantified Life and the Social Question. A Franke, S Hankey and M Tuszynski (Eds), Leipzig, Spector Books. More here.

Ganesh MI Deutsch J, Schulte J  (2016) Privacy, visibility, anonymity: Dilemmas in tech use by marginalised communities. Making All Voices Count (Eds) Brighton. IDS.

Hankey S, Longley T, Tuszynski M, Ganesh, MI (2014) Visualising Information for Advocacy, Berlin, Tactical Technology Collective

Ganesh MI (2011) Pulp Frictions In Law Like Love: Queer Perspectives on the Law, A Narrain & A Gupta (Eds) , New Delhi, Yoda.

Bhattacharjya M, Ganesh MI  (2011) Negotiating intimacy and harm: female internet users in Mumbai, India In Erotics: Sex, rights and the internet.  J SM Kee, K Fialova, CG Ramilo (Eds) for the Women’s Rights Program, Association for Progressive Communications.