Rodrigo Ochigame

ochigame@mit.eduPortrait

I am a PhD student in the Program in History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology, and Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). My research examines the computational regulation of social and political life.

Themes

Anthropology of science and politics, critical theory, semiotics, computing, modeling, decision making, direct democracy

Essays

Filtering Dissent: Social Media and Land Struggles in Brazil (with James Holston), New Left Review 99 (2016): 85-108.

Maps

pluralize, a “cosmopolitan” music recommender

defamiliarize, a compendium of the unsettling