As part of the Artefact Festival in Stuk Leuven, organised around ’The Social Contract’, Constant will present Connection Protocols.
Not only people but also bots, search engines and spiders abide laws and agreements. Whether we email, surf or chat ... rules and regulations are having an effect on our daily lives and on the way we move in public space. Which social behavior do governments, companies, regulators project on machines? What is the social contract written into standards and technological infrastructure?