There is some news about Louise Amoore’s much anticipated book The Politics of Possibility on Stuart Elden’s Progressive Geographies blog. There is also a link to a preview of the introductory chapter. The book looks excellent. I’ve used Louise’s … Continue reading
News of an art exhibition using recorded sounds captured in Sheffield. This piece links into other literature on the connections between urban processes and soundscapes. With the soundscape being a product of the different parts of the city. My colleague … Continue reading
Deborah Lupton has reviewed Richard Rogers’ new book Digital Methods for Information, Communication & Society.
The literature on ‘big data’ is continuing to grow at a fairly rapid pace. First Monday have just published a special issue on ‘Making data – Big data and beyond‘ edited by Rasmus Helles and Klaus Bruhn Jenson.
Yesterday I posted some description and an outline of my module ‘Digital by-product data and the social sciences‘. Afterwards a couple of people asked if I’d be happy to share the readings, which I certainly am. So I managed to … Continue reading
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Over the last two or three weeks I’ve been working on my postgraduate module ‘Digital by-product data and the social sciences’. The module ran for the first time last year and I’ve been trying to develop the content a bit … Continue reading
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Mark Carrigan’s blog is proving to be an excellent resource for materials to use on my postgraduate module on ‘digital by-product data and the social sciences’. He has recently posted a series if audio podcasts of talks on digital sociology. … Continue reading
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