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Digital Culture & Society (DCS)

Vol. 2, Issue 2/2016 - Politics of Big Data

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»Digital Culture & Society« is a refereed, international journal, fostering discussion about the ways in which digital technologies, platforms and applications reconfigure daily lives and practices. It offers a forum for critical analysis and inquiries into digital media theory and provides a publication environment for interdisciplinary research approaches, contemporary theory developments and methodological innovation.
The third issue »Politics of Big Data« edited by Mark Coté, Paolo Gerbaudo, and Jennifer Pybus, critically examines the political and economic dimensions of Big Data and thus details its contestation. The contributions focus on the materialities and processes which manifest Big Data and explore forms of value beyond the state and capital. These range from open data initiatives, social media metrics, machine learning algorithms, data visualisation to data dashboards, critical data analysis, and new modes of data action research and practice.


Titel: Digital Culture & Society (DCS)
Autoren/Herausgeber: Ramón Reichert, Annika Richterich, Pablo Abend, Mathias Fuchs, Karin Wenz (Hrsg.)
Aus der Reihe: Digital Culture & Society
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9783837632118

Seitenzahl: 200
Format: 24 x 15,5 cm
Produktform: Taschenbuch/Softcover
Gewicht: 356 g
Sprache: Englisch

Ramón Reichert (Dr.), 2009-2013 Professor of New Media Studies and Digital Media Culture at the Department of Theatre, Film and Media Studies at the University of Vienna. Since 2014, he is the head of the post-graduate master's course Data Studies at the Danube University Krems.
Annika Richterich (Dr.) is assistant professor in Digital Culture at Maastricht University (Netherlands).
Pablo Abend (Dr.) is a postdoctoral reseacher in the project »Modding and Editor-Games. Participatory Practices in Mediatized Worlds« in the DFG Priority Program Mediatized Worlds (1505) at the Institute for Media Studies and Theater, University of Cologne (Germany).
Mathias Fuchs (Dr.), artist, musician and media scholar, is Senior Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study on Media Cultures of Computer Simulation (MECS) at Leuphana University, Lüneburg (Germany). He is a pioneer in the field of game art and is a leading scholar in game studies.
Karin Wenz (Dr.) is assistant professor for Media Culture at Maastricht University (Netherlands) and director of studies of the MA in Media Culture. - Newsletter
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