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    SCIENCE, MEDICINE & PUBLIC HEALTH
    Big Bad Feelings: AI Depression Diagnosis and the Technopolitics of Disability

    As part of our collaboration with the DISCO Network, Jeff Nagy examines the growing use of AI technology in psychiatry, focusing on the intersection of depression, disability, and digital media and how algorithms and machine learning impact our relationship with mental health.

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    Platforms & Infrastructure
    Gaming Blockchain and the Asiatic Forms of Web3

    In this field review, part of Just Tech’s collaboration with the DISCO Network, Huan He examines new racialized forms of play-based labor manifesting in crypto-games by looking at Filipinx gamers who play Axie Infinity.

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    Carceral Technology
    Who Do They Think You Are? Categories, Classification, and Profiling

    In this excerpt from her recent book Machine Readable Me: The Hidden Ways Tech Shapes Our Identities, Zara Rahman examines the dynamics behind the rise of biometric data and the complex history of identification of people.

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    Platforms & Infrastructure
    Meditation Apps and the Unbearable Whiteness of Wellness

    As part of our collaboration with the DISCO Network, Lida Zeitlin-Wu analyzes the relationship between whiteness and wellness present in for-profit meditation apps such as Calm and Headspace. She argues that these type of apps look and sound a certain way to capitalize on “default whiteness” by framing personal wellbeing as apolitical.

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