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Hacksmiths: Ethics in modern AI
Goldsmiths’ student-run tech society, Hacksmiths are running a day of talks about the ways in which ethics are considered and ignored in modern applications of Artificial Intelligence. When: 11am-2pm, Saturday 12 October 2019Where: St James Hatcham Building, Goldsmiths. Map Tickets: Free on eventbrite Technology is ingrained in most of our lives. So why is it …

Staff profile: Dr Elaheh HomayounVala
In this post, we meet Dr Elaheh HomayounVala, a lecturer in Computer Science at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her research looks at how people interact with technology and how to adapt technology to needs and preferences of people. Growing up in Iran, Elaheh’s passion for tech began in high school, when she would travel by …

Dr Helen Pritchard interviewed on RWM
Dr Helen Pritchard, head of BSc Digital Arts Computing and lecturer in computational and digital arts, was recently interviewed for Radio Web Mocba, an online radio project for popular education. Listen here In the podcast, Helen speaks about her work as an artist and researcher operating in the grey area in which computing intersects geography, …

World’s smallest escape room induces claustrophobia and dread
METRO newspaper reported this week on Goldsmiths Computing student George Larkwright’s coffin-like escape room, which exhibited at the MA Playable Experiences degree show. We reproduce it here… Why spend your weekend watching TV or drinking in a pub when you could be locked in a small box, trying desperately to escape? We live in a time when ‘fun’ includes …

Welcome Week 2019
The new academic year begins on Monday 23 September, and we’re looking forward to welcoming all our new and returning undergraduate and postgraduate students. Monday 23 September 12.30 – 3.30pm: College enrolment in Room 300A, Richard Hoggart Building. Find your timeslot 1.30 – 3.00pm: 2nd year inductions 3.30 – 5.00pm: 3rd year inductions Wednesday 25 …