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New Essay: “The Data City as Public Experiment?”

An essay on “The Data City as Public Experiment?” that I wrote with Noortje Marres (Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick) has just come out in London Ideas, a new publication from the Centre for London. You can download a PDF of the piece here. The précis is as follows: Cities have long been […]

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New Project: “Save Our Air”

Today the Public Data Lab is launching its Save Our Air project, which explores how data can be used to attend to and assemble people around different aspects of air pollution. As well as focusing on how data can represent air pollution levels in the context of science and policy, it looks at how “situating […]

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Piece on “Datafication and Democracy” in IPPR’s Juncture

The following piece was originally published in Juncture, IPPR’s journal of politics and ideas, on 21st December 2016. Digital information systems have come to play a central role in how we organise and imagine collective life in the 21st century. The limits of our world are demarcated by electronic equipment scanning the movements of the […]

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