Tag Archives: data

Google’s data centres

Jussi Parikka has a post about Goigle’s data centres on his Machinology blog. The piece responds to Andrew Blum’s recent book to talk about the material presence of data clouds in data centres. There is some talk of layout and … Continue reading

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Music, taste and digital data

I’ve been trying to think about how digital data of different sorts can be used to find out about music cultures. One of the strands of this work attempted to think about the by-product data created by the music site … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of Data

David Brooks has a piece in the New York Times on the Philosophy of Data. It’s a fairly short piece that sets out a bit of an agenda for thinking about the possibilities of data. Much of it will be … Continue reading

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A special issue on ‘a decade of Internet time’

An interesting looking issue of Information, Communication & Society on ‘a decade of Internet time’ has just been published. Looks like there could be some important pieces here that reflect back over crucial issues from the last ten years of … Continue reading

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Data journalism

Data journalism is obviously developing quite quickly as news rooms and freelancers try to make the most of new digital data sources for telling stories. In fact the work in journalism is really great and creative, far ahead of the … Continue reading

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Miso project visualisation tool

Following up on my previous post here is a data visualisation resource called the miso project.

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Data and visualisation blogs (a list)

Here, at flowing data, is a account of the top data and visualisation blogs. Here there are lots of examples of the sociological imagination in action and also opportunities for developing new research methods. It’s surprising how vibrant this type … Continue reading

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