- Lead editor of The Data Journalism Handbook (Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly Media, 2012). Translated into Arabic, Chinese, Czech, French, Georgian, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Ukranian.
- “A great practical start” – BBC Academy.
- “A unique journalistic collaboration” – The Guardian.
- “An excellent book” – Knight Digital Media Center, University of Southern California.
- “Inspiring and educational” – ReadWrite.
- “Immensely valuable… read it now” – Significance magazine of The Royal Statistical Society and The American Statistical Association.
- “An excellent introduction” – Statistics Norway.
Scholarly Articles and Book Chapters
- “Hamann, Nietzsche, and Wittgenstein on the Language of Philosophers” in Lisa Marie Anderson (ed.), Hamann and the Tradition (Northwestern University Press, 2012).
- The volume offers “a good picture of the current state of the scholarship on this fascinating but still little-appreciated figure of the German 18th century”, according to a review in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.
- “Towards a Genealogy of Open Data” (forthcoming, 2014)
- “Critique vs Composition: Bruno Latour and Walter Benjamin on Modernity and the Constitution of Paris”, Global Discourse: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Current Affairs and Applied Contemporary Thought (forthcoming, 2014).
- “Evidence and Ecstasy: On the Concept of Experience in German Philosophy from Hamann to Gadamer”, The Experience of Truth – The Truth of Experience – Between Phenomenology and Hermeneutics (forthcoming, 2014).
- Review of Avi Lifschitz’s Language and Enlightenment: The Berlin Debates of the Eighteenth Century (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012) for Philosophy in Review.
- Review of Nicholas Davey’s Unfinished Worlds: Hermeneutics, Aesthetics and Gadamer (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013) and John Arthos’s Gadamer’s Poetics: A Critique of Modern Aesthetics (London: Bloomsbury, 2013) for Philosophy in Review
- Review of Alex Wright’s Cataloging the World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014) for The Appendix.
- Review of Rob Kitchin’s The Data Revolution: Big Data, Open Data, Data Infrastructures and Their Consequences for Government Information Quarterly.
- Review of David Berry’s Critical Theory and the Digital (London: Bloomsbury, 2014) and Christian Fuchs’ Social Media: A Critical Introduction (London: Sage, 2014) for Krisis: Journal of Contemporary Philosophy.
- “The Snowden Files: so much more than state surveillance” – a review of Luke Harding’s The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man for OpenDemocracy, 6th February 2014.
- Interview with Bruno Latour, The New York Times.
- Interview with Albrecht Wellmer, The New York Times.
Press Articles and Essays
Following is a selection of some recent press pieces and a few older essays that may be of enduring interest. Further articles can be found through my author profiles on The Guardian, Open Democracy and Journalisted.
- “Secret government contracts stop citizens knowing if outsourcing works”, The Guardian, 18th August 2014
- “Secret government contracts undermine our democracies. Let’s stop them”, OpenDemocracy, 27th February 2014.
- “Britain ‘shines light of transparency’ on secret lobbying. Just kidding.”, OpenDemocracy, 28th January 2014.
- “Mapping the Cultural Commons”, Cblog, French Ministry of Culture and Communication, 15th November 2013.
- “Open Government Partnership Should Foster Accountability and Social Justice”, The Guardian, 4th November 2013.
- “Recomposing Scholarship”, London School of Economics ‘Impact of Social Sciences’ Blog, 25th October 2013.
- “The Genius and the Soil: Open Access and the Politics of Information”, Red Pepper, April-May 2013 (Issue 189).
- “The Future of Memory”, The Junket, 16th July 2012
- “What Data Can and Cannot Do”, The Guardian, 31st May 2012.
- “On Archiving Everything: Borges, Calvino, Google”, OWNI.eu, 25th August 2011.