Surya Mattu

Artist; Data Reporter, Special Projects, Gizmodo Media Group

Surya Mattu is an artist, engineer, and investigative journalist who looks at the ways in which algorithmic systems perpetuate systemic biases and inequalities in society. He is the data reporter at Gizmodo’s special projects desk and a resident at Eyebeam, a nonprofit art and technology center in New York City. Previously, Mattu was a contributing reporter at ProPublica, where he worked on Machine Bias, a series that highlighted how algorithmic systems can be biased and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Journalism. He has shown his work at The Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Sundance Film Festival, The Whitney Museum, V&A Museum, and Bitforms Gallery.

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As humans, we have an inherent and intense desire for connection. Social media and our always-on devices have... See more
More and more, the decisions that rule our lives are made by algorithms. From the news we see in our feeds, to whether... See more