Essays and Provocations
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Wednesday, 12 July 2017
Call for papers on Data Politics in response to commentary by Evelyn Ruppert, Engin Isin and Didier Bigo
Photo: Engin Isin 2017 In their commentary , Ruppert, Isin and Bigo propose an understanding of ‘data politics’ as ...
Tuesday, 6 June 2017
New section on BD&S Blog launched: Essays and Provocations
The Journal has launched a new section of the blog that will be dedicated to short essays, provocations and blogs on topics relevant to th...
Thursday, 25 May 2017
Second Demos Published: Visual Geolocations by Colombo, Ciuccarelli and Mauri
Demos are curated essays in which authors reflect on projects related to the concerns of Big Data & Society and is l ed by co-edito...
Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Book Launch, Digital Sociology: The Reinvention of Social Research by Noortje Marres
Madras HQ Bibliotheque, CODE/CITY, Manu Luksch © 2017 Digital Sociology* was launched on 9 May 2017 at Central Saint Martins, Univer...
Tuesday, 16 May 2017
The Cloud, the Crowd, and the City: How New Data Practices Reconfigure Urban Governance
Phil Ashton, Rachel Weber and Matthew Zook The urban archetype of the flâneur, so central to the concept of modernity, can now experience ...
Monday, 27 March 2017
Introducing Veillance and Transparency: A Critical Examination of Mutual Watching in the Post-Snowden, Big Data Era
by Vian Bakir, Martina Feilzer and Andrew McStay This Special Theme examines veillance (mutual watching) and transparency in the context ...
Thursday, 2 February 2017
Introduction to the special issue on Environmental Data
By Jennifer Gabrys Big Data research often focuses on particular datasets and types of data. From analysing data from the Twitter ‘Firehos...
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