Oxford Internet Institute
OII Internet Awards 2014
Help recognise some of the individuals who have played a pivotal role in shaping the extraordinary ecosystem that is today's Internet. Book your tickets now for the 2014 OII Internet Awards! 7 Nov. 2014, Balliol College, Oxford.
Call for Papers: Chinese Web
The journal Policy and Internet is calling for papers for a special issue on Social Data Science and the Chinese Web. Guest Editors: King-wa Fu, Min Jiang, Ning Wang, Han-Teng Liao. Deadline: 1 March 2015; publication late 2015.
The Geography of Big Data
New paper by Mark Graham (with T.Shelton, A.Poorthuis, M.Zook): Mapping the Data Shadows of Hurricana Sandy: Uncovering the Sociospatial Dimensions of 'Big Data' (Geoforum 52: 167-179).
Data Protection Remedies
Technological advances make it ever more important to safeguard the right to privacy. Ian Brown is a co-author of the UK part of a major study on data protection remedies published by the EU Fundamental Rights Agency.
Geography and Big Data
Read: Mark Graham, and T.Shelton: Geography and the future of big data, big data and the future of geography, Dialogies in Human Geography 3 (3); with commentary from R.Kitchin, E.Ruppert, M.Batty, M.F.Goodchild, S.P.Gorman and S.González-Bailón.
Read: Taha Yasseri and Jonathan Bright: Can electoral popularity be predicted using socially generated big data? They discuss issues relating to data collection, data cleaning, data analysis, and representativeness.
Wednesday 24 - Thursday 25 September 2014
Thursday 25 - Friday 26 September 2014
Speakers: Dr Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon, Dr Vili Lehdonvirta and Professor Helen Margetts
Friday 17 October 2014 17:00 - 18:30
Speakers: Caroline Haythornthwaite
Friday 7 November 2014 19:00 - 22:30