Dita Malečková

Philosopher, lecturer, writer, artificial intelligence researcher. Co-creator of digitalphilosopher and digitalwriter.

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About Me

I studied Philosophy and Information Science at Charles University in Prague. I lectured for a decade about New Media, Art, Philosophy and Media theory. From 2019 my attention is focused on relation of human and artificial neural networks.

 

Projects

Experiments with neural networks

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Digital Philosopher

The Idea of the Year, AI Awards, 2019

https://www.aiawards.cz/

Link to the project: https://digitalnifilosof.cz/

Digital Writer

The shortlist of Prix Europa, 2021
https://www.prixeuropa.eu/digital-media-projects
Link to the project: https://www.mujrozhlas.cz/digitalni-spisovatel

Digital Writer 2

Second series of Digital Writer for the Czech Radio

Link to the project: https://www.mujrozhlas.cz/digitalni-spisovatel

 
 
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Past Experience

Lecturer and Researcher, Charles University in Prague

2009 - 2019

Lecturing on Contemporary Philosophy, Visual Culture, Art and New Media, Open Hardware.

Lecturer and Designer, The Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts

2018 - PRESENT

Lecturing (Imaginary Worlds), workshops (Neural networks and creativity)

Lecturer, Prague City University

2020 - 2022

Lecturing on Visual Communication.

Creative director, Open Lab

2021 - 2022

Managing the experimental laboratory focused on user centered design, new technologies and work with students established at the Jan Evangelista Purkyne University with the support of MSD.

AI Curator, Alpha Industries

2019 - PRESENT

Cooperation on AI driven projects such as Digital Philosopher or Digital Writer.
https://www.alphai.cz/en/

External Consultant, The Karel Čapek Center

2020 - PRESENT

External consultant for Karel Čapek Center for Values in Science and Technology.
https://www.cevast.org/en

External consultant, MSD

 2017 - 2018

Working on projects concerning implementation of new technologies to medical care.

Freelance contributor, Institute of Complex Systems

2014 - 2015

Working on a project concerning the measuring of visual information, concept of abstraction, Rényi entropy.

 
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Education

Ph.D. 
Charles University in Prague

2011 - 2016

Ph.D. Thesis: IMAGE, INFORMATION, COMPLEXITY
The study of visual information incorporating the function of information entropy with a focus on abstract art.

Master 
Charles University in Prague

 2004 - 2007

Master thesis: The Notion of Chaos in the French Poststructuralist Philosophy.

Bachelor 
Charles University in Prague

2000 - 2003

Study of Humanities. Thesis on the Notion of Madness and Irrationality in the Western Philosophical Tradition.