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Kittler on data and surveillance (a new translation)

At the Theory, Culture & Society open site we have just published a new translation of a piece by Friedrich Kittler. The piece was originally published in 1986 but this is the first translation into English. It focuses on questions … Continue reading

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Digital by-product data and the social sciences (my postgraduate module)

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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The New Circulations of Culture

My short article ‘The New Circulations of Culture’ has just been published in Berfrois. It’s a piece about the way that data circulations and new media infrastrcutures are reconfiguring culture (based upon my recent book).

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Mapping football data

Flowing Data link in to a visualisation of football data that shows the areas on the pitch where goal assists were made. The visual is not that surprising, but it does suggest the widespread harvesting and use of data in … Continue reading

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A comprehensive list of data sources and services

Via Rob Kitchin on Twitter, the Visualising Data blog has an entry that is described as ‘A big collection of sites and services for accessing data‘. The post contains a comprehensive list of the data sources, and analysis tools, that … Continue reading

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Calculative Devices in the Digital Age: a call for papers

Louise Amoore has just sent me through this call for papers: Call for Papers: Calculative Devices in the Digital Age Department of Geography Durham University 21-22 November 2013 Keynote speakers (tbc): Prof. Pat O’Malley (Sydney)   Prof. Marieke de Goede (Amsterdam)   … Continue reading

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2013 Brit Awards

The 2013 Brit Awards was the usual industry affair. The occasional controversial moment across its history has distracted from the fact that it has always been a space for music industry showboating – with very occasional edgy moments. This review … Continue reading

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