Tag Archives: academy

Researching code/coding research(ers)

In this blog post for the ‘Code Acts in Education’ initiative Ben Williamson offers some reflections on how algorithms and code are shaping research practices, outcomes and dissemination. Ben provides an overview of some of the literature in this area … Continue reading


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Jussi Parikka on funding and the spirit of the neoliberal academy

Jussi Parikka has posted a detailed piece on the issues around funding and the spirit of the neoliberal academy on his Machinology blog.

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Algorithms in the academy: the sorting of academic practice

The following post is the full-length version of a piece that was published in edited form in Times Higher Education. David Beer In their song ‘Life’s an Ocean’, which appeared on their 1995 album A Northern Soul, The Verve sang … Continue reading

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Universities and the power of algorithms

A short magazine article I wrote on the power of algorithms to shape the university sector has been published in Times Higher Education. I tried to apply some of the work I’ve been doing on new media infrastructures to higher … Continue reading

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