Dr Mercedes Bunz

Senior Lecturer

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Harrow Campus Northwick Park HA1 3TP
Mondays, 2-5

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Mercedes Bunz is Senior Lecturer at the University of Westminster, where she studies the practice and theory of digital media and technology. 

Her field of expertise is in technology, digital media, and in the transformation of knowledge and in philosophy of technology. Her last book is 'The Internet of Things' (Polity Press 2017) co-authored with Graham Meikle, which raises urgent and critical questions regarding networked sensors, Artificial Intelligence and the agency of technology.

Mercedes has been the technology reporter of The Guardian before, and is member of the international research network Terracritica: Interdisciplinary Network for the Critical Humanities since 2012. She is also author of 'The Silent Revolution: How Algorithms Changed Knowledge, Work, Journalism, and Politics Without Making Too Much Noise' (Palgrave Macmillan 2014) and co-edited Symptoms of the Planetary Conditions: A Critical Vocabulary (meson press 2016).

Mercedes Bunz teaches on the MA Multimedia Journalism, and lectures on the MA Social Media Culture and Society. 

She is interested in supervising research in the following areas: digital media and digital technology, media theory, journalism and the transformation of the public sphere, and philosophy of technology.

Mercedes' research focuses on technology and media and its implication for theory, media and art. 

Currently she is looking into Artificial Intelligence in the healthcare sector. 

Her last book is 'The Internet of Things' (Polity Press 2017) co-authored with Graham Meikle. She is also author of 'The Silent Revolution: How Algorithms Changed Knowledge, Work, Journalism, and Politics Without Making Too Much Noise' (Palgrave Macmillan 2014) and co-edited Symptoms of the Planetary Conditions: A Critical Vocabulary (meson press 2016).

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