William Housley, (Cardiff University) Revolution is everywhere, in everything. It is infinite. There is no final revolution, no final number. The [...]Read more
Category "Issue 23"
Viewpoint: The Politics of Data Visualisation
Joanna Boehnert On the Internet ‘big data’ is popularized by data visualisation (datavis) that makes raw data accessible and meaningful to [...]Read more
On the Frontline: What is the Data in Big Data?
Jeffrey Alan Johnson (Utah Valley University) There is in the world of big data an assumption that data is reality, an [...]Read more
Policy Briefing: A smart city’s perspective
Emma Uprichard (University of Warwick) Cities are, now, according to some, 'smart' and apparently, they are going to get smarter and [...]Read more
Bottom of the data pyramid: Big data and the global South
Payal Arora (Erasmus University) Big data is a misnomer. While the field is relatively young, much thought has already been churned [...]Read more
Who owns Big Data?
Evelyn S. Ruppert ( Goldsmiths, University of London) 3.144 billion Internet Users, 957 million websites, 180 billion emails, 3.6 billion Google [...]Read more
A Politics of Counting – Putting People Back into Big Data
Hamish Robertson and Joanne Travaglia (University of New South Wales) Our growing enthusiasm for the big data concept glosses over a [...]Read more
What does big data mean for official statistics?
Rob Kitchin (National University of Ireland, Maynooth) For the past couple of centuries National Statistical Institutions (NSIs) have produced a range [...]Read more
Big Data and the Politics of Discipline
Susan Halford (University of Southampton) The emergence of 'big data' is rapidly becoming one of the hallmarks of the 21st Century. [...]Read more
The Uberfication of the University
Gary Hall (Coventry University) Talk about being careful what you wish for. A recent survey of UK vice-chancellors identifies a number [...]Read more