Tag Archives: data worlds

New project: What can citizen-generated data do? Research collaboration around UN Sustainable Development Goals

A new research initiative led by the Public Data Lab, King’s College London and Open Knowledge International in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data and the UN Foundation will map and explore what “citizen-generated data” can do, with a particular focus on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. It will be undertaken ahead of the […]

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Panel on “Data Worlds” at EASST2018

I’m co-convening a panel on “Data Worlds? Public Imagination and Public Experimentation with Data Infrastructures” at EASST2018 – the latest edition of the conference of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology – which takes place on 25-28th July 2018 at Lancaster University, UK. The panel is organised by several colleagues at the Public […]

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New Article: “Data Infrastructure Literacy”, Big Data & Society

An article on “Data infrastructure literacy” that I co-authored with with Carolin Gerlitz and Liliana Bounegru has just been published in Big Data & Society. The abstract for the article is copied below. The article is open access and you can download the PDF here. Data infrastructure literacy Jonathan Gray, Carolin Gerlitz, Liliana Bounegru A […]

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New Article: “Three Aspects of Data Worlds”, Krisis: Journal for Contemporary Philosophy

I’ve just had an article on “Three Aspects of Data Worlds” published in Krisis: Journal for Contemporary Philosophy as part of a special issue on “Data Activism”. Edited and introduced by Stefania Milan and Lonneke van der Velden, the issue includes articles from Helen Kennedy, Lina Dencik, Stefan Baack, Miren Gutiérrez, Leah Horgan and Paul […]

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New Article: “Redistributing Data Worlds: Open Data, Data Infrastructures and Democracy”, Statistique et Société, 5(3)

I’ve just had an article published in the latest issue of Statistique et Société, a journal dedicated to exploring “how statistics intervenes in society, plays a role that is often unnoticed, and is in turn transformed by it”. The article is titled “Quand les mondes de données sont redistribués : Open Data, infrastructures de données […]

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Hello Public Data Lab

Apart from working on my Data Worlds book, one of the things that I’ve been doing as part of my Prize Fellowship at the University of Bath is working to set up a new trans-national, trans-institutional Public Data Lab. I’m delighted to announce that Sage Publishing have recently committed to supporting the lab to help […]

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Talk: “Data Visualisation, Data Experiences and Data Worlds” at Density Design, Politecnico di Milano, 28th February 2017

I was invited to give the opening address at the 2017 graduate exhibition of Density Design, Politecnico di Milano, one of the world’s leading research labs focusing on the visualisation of complex phenomenon. This year’s graduates produced a very interesting set of projects based on both official data and web data – on topics from […]

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Short Video on Reshaping Data Worlds for AoIR 2016

The following is a short video on Reshaping Data Worlds prepared for the 17th annual meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers – AoIR 2016 on “Internet Rules!” – which takes place in Berlin on 5-8th October 2016. It is part of a session on Big Data Meet Grassroots Activism organised by the DATACTIVE project. […]

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Who Will Shape the Future of the Data Society?

This piece was cross-posted on the blog of the International Open Data Conference 2016, which takes place in Madrid on 6-7th October 2016, as well as on the Open Knowledge International Blog, the LSE Impact Blog and the Institute for Policy Research Blog. The contemporary world is held together by a vast and overlapping fabric […]

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