Category Critical Data Studies

*Extended Deadline July 24th* – CFP: “Critical Data Studies” – Big Data & Society Special Theme

*Extended Deadline July 24th* – CFP: “Critical Data Studies” – Big Data & Society Special Theme Guest Editors: Andrew Iliadis (Purdue University) and Federica Russo (Universiteit van Amsterdam) Critical Data Studies (CDS) is a growing field of research that focuses on the unique theoretical, ethical, and epistemological challenges posed by “Big Data.” Rather than treat […]

CFP: “Critical Data Studies” – Big Data & Society Special Theme

CFP: “Critical Data Studies” – Big Data & Society Special Theme Guest Editors: Andrew Iliadis (Purdue University) and Federica Russo (Universiteit van Amsterdam) Critical Data Studies (CDS) is a growing field of research that focuses on the unique theoretical, ethical, and epistemological challenges posed by “Big Data.” Rather than treat Big Data as a scientifically […]

Big Data – Comparative Review in Communication Booknotes Quarterly

My comparative review on Big Data was just published in the latest issue of Communication Booknotes Quarterly (Volume 46, Issue 2, 2015 ). It’s a review of two books, Luciano Floridi’s The Ethics of Information (Oxford, 2013) and Rob Kitchin’s The Data Revolution: Big Data, Open Data, Data Infrastructures and Their Consequences (Sage, 2014). I […]

Critical Data Studies

I’ve organized a panel on Critical Data Studies for this year’s Canadian Communication Association Conference, which will be held during Canada’s Congress of the Humanities and Social Science in Ottawa from May 30th to June 5th, 2015. The panel is part of the Technology and Emerging Media stream. A preliminary program has been released and […]