18 December 2014
Authors: Josh Cowls
In definitional terms, big data is, as we are repeatedly told, a matter of volume, velocity, variety and sometimes veracity.… Read more Big Data: the New Water or the ...
22 July 2013
Authors: Laura Mann
The mobile phone has created new channels of information about African informal economies and workers. In an era where so much of the apparatus for measuring Africa’s economies has ...
22 April 2013
Authors: Jeremy Crump
Despite the growing ubiquity and connectivity of the consumer devices and other objects that make up the “Internet of Things“, very little is understood about the likely social impacts ...
6 February 2012
Authors: Yonatan Moskowitz
Facebook has been accused of shrinking the public’s “right to be let alone.” Soon they will be able to call on shareholders to demand that the government leave Facebook ...