The Sense Virtual Meet-Ups are all about having open conversations to reflect on our varied yet collective experiences. We hope to create a space where you can connect with those from around the world to exchange stories, ideas and mind-expanding perspectives. We hope these meet-ups open your eyes to alternative perspectives ; and that you find the space safe and open enough to share…
Voluntary homelessness: Simon shared his plans to voluntarily live with ‘no fixed abode’ from 2021; relieving him of monetary constraints & freeing him to focus on his art.
Alternative ways to live: We touched on people in the tech space who are experimenting with how technology could run our lives in a practical way.
Internet privacy: Jeff introduced his latest venture which aims to free users from an intrusive online ‘cookie culture’. Whilst simultaneously allowing those without a fixed abode to change what it means to ‘have an address’.
Art in many forms: We discussed how best to document art/experiences. What forms are most practical for sharing knowledge & what should the desired output of art be?
‘A Place We Share’; the latest art installation from Simon Freund in which participants can commune with others in an abstract online space.
‘What Happens When a Computer Runs Your Life’; this article follows software engineer Max Hawkins, who decides to let technology make his life choices.
‘What happened when I let algorithms run my life for a week’; Victoria Turk interacts with the algorithms around us to see if giving into them changes her life.
‘Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions’; a book by Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths explores how humans can solve common problems by utilising algorithms traditionally associated with the world of computing.