Tanja Knaus

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Mobile phone +74 28841607
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 0851 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1108 Blindern 0317 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences (Student)

Academic interests

My research interests are in the areas of big data, critical data studies, software studies, interaction design, human-machine interaction, affect theory and digital labour. I’m particularly interested in the fusion of human and nonhuman agency within algorithmic systems and new trends in algorithmic awareness and ethics.

My plan at NorwAI is to investigate the sociotechnical implications of automation. I am especially interested in call centres that use vocal emotion recognition software. I will study the production of such a software and the ‘data workers’ that collect, curate, and maintain these data structures and algorithmic systems.


I hold a BA in Information Design, a MA in Media and Interaction Design both from the University of Applied Sciences, FH Joanneum Graz and a second MA in Cultural Studies, from the Department of Media, Communication and Cultural Studies at the Goldsmiths University of London with a focus in digital feminist cultures, software studies and critical data studies.


Tags: Science and Technology Studies, Software Studies, Big Data, Critical Data Studies, Interaction Design, Human - Machine Interaction, Affect Theory, Digital Labour
Published June 18, 2022 2:55 PM - Last modified Aug. 24, 2022 1:25 PM

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