25 July 2017
Authors: Ben Zevenbergen
Digital technologies are increasingly proposed as innovative solution to the problems and threats faced by vulnerable groups such as children, women, and LGBTQ people. However, there exists a structural ...
“If you’re on Twitter then you’re asking for it” — responses to sexual harassment online and offline
24 February 2017
Authors: David Sutcliffe
Conversation between Laura Bates, Judy Wajcman (speaking) and Helen Margetts, at the Everyday Sexism Datahack, organised by the OII to encourage creative engagement with the textual data gathered by ...
3 May 2015
Authors: Taha Yasseri
Some have called the forthcoming UK general election a Social Media Election. It might be a bit of exaggeration, but there is no doubt that both candidates and voters are very ...
15 January 2015
Authors: Vili Lehdonvirta
Determinants of economic wellbeing have long been investigated from many angles in the social sciences: a key finding that is consistent across economies and time periods is that women ...
3 February 2011
Authors: Mark Graham
We’ve written a fair amount about the geographic and linguistic clusters of Wikipedia authors but were reminded today (via New York Times “Room for Debate” forum“) that there are ...