Tag Archives: digital data

New circulations of culture piece on the LSE Politics & Policy blog

A short article I put together on ‘The New Circulations of Culture’ has just been published on the LSE’s Politics and Policy blog. It’s is a short piece that was originally published by Berfrois. It provides a very brief overview of some of … Continue reading

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A short reading list on the topic ‘Digital by-product data and the social sciences’

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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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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The hidden dimensions of the musical field and the potential of the new social data

The article ‘The hidden dimensions of the musical field and the potential of the new social data‘, which I co-wrote with Mark Taylor, has now been published (open access) in the current issue of Sociological Research Online. In this piece … Continue reading

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Popular Culture, Digital Archives and the New Social Life of Data article is out (on online first)

The article ‘Popular Culture, Digital Archives and the New Social Life of Data‘, which I co-authored with Roger Burrows, has now been published in the online first section of the Theory, Culture & Society journal. The article will appear in … Continue reading

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An interview about digital data and the future of social research

The second interview I did with Mark Carrigan focused on questions around digital data and the future of social research. We focused on the importance of digital data, why I matters, how we can cope with it and what it … Continue reading

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Scraping the social? By Noortje Marres and Esther Weltevrede

Noortje Marres and Esther Weltevrede’s article ‘Scraping the Social? Issues in Live Social Research‘ has just been published in the Journal of Cultural Economy. I’ve been waiting for this piece to come out so that I can add it to … Continue reading

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Imagining the future of social research: Digital by-product data and the sociological imagination

An event for PhD students interested in digital sociology.

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The social lives of digital-data objects blog

There is a new blog being used for collaboration between a group of researchers working in the area of ‘The social life of digital-data objects‘. It’s being coordinated by Evelyn Ruppert. Here is some information about the site, and here … Continue reading

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The UN’s digital data site: global pulse

The UN has a digital data service called Global Pulse (thanks to Dan McQuillan for the link). There are lots of different attempts to use and visualise by-product digital data here. Here’s the description of the site: Global Pulse is … Continue reading

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