The Person in the (Big) Data


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  • As researchers involved in studying life in an environment suffused by data, we are all (to at least some extent) asking and answering questions about how we employ digital methods in our research practice. The increasing reliance on natively digital methods is part of what David Berry calls the “computational turn” in the social sciences, and what industry researchers recognize as moves towards Big Data and the rise of Data Science.

Five Mixed Methods for Research in the (Big) Data Age

Five Mixed Methods for Research in the (Big) Data Age

Trace Interviews Step-By-Step

Trace Interviews Step-By-Step

Taking Stock

Taking Stock

Democratic Reflection: Evaluating Real-Time Citizen Responses to Media Content

Democratic Reflection: Evaluating Real-Time Citizen Responses to Media Content

Two conversation maps illustrating the different participation models found in a forum and on Twitter

Algorithmic Intelligence? Reconstructing Citizenship through Digital Methods

Thinking with selfies

Thinking with selfies

Trace ethnography: a retrospective

Trace ethnography: a retrospective

Datalogical Systems and Us

Datalogical Systems and Us

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