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Our Data, Ourselves

Elad Yom-Tov

in Crowdsourced Health: How What You Do on the Internet Will Improve Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034500
eISBN:
9780262334808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034500.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The vast majority of people in developed countries use the internet on a daily basis. While doing so they create a digital trail referred to as “Internet data”. These data can be used to learn about ... More


Crowdsourced Health: How What You Do on the Internet Will Improve Medicine

Elad Yom-Tov

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034500
eISBN:
9780262334808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034500.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book shows how data people leave on the Internet is being employed to answer questions of health and medicine. When we use search engines such as Google or Bing, post messages on social ... More


Introduction

Elad Yom-Tov

in Crowdsourced Health: How What You Do on the Internet Will Improve Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034500
eISBN:
9780262334808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034500.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Internet data closely mirrors our activities both online and offline. Because of this, it can be utilized to change how medical research is done, and has already begun doing so. Gaining insights from ... More


Real-time Web Sculpture

Roberto Simanowski

in Digital Art and Meaning: Reading Kinetic Poetry, Text Machines, Mapping Art, and Interactive Installations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667376
eISBN:
9781452946788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667376.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the project’s connotation by critics, its relationship to the history of literature, and its symbolism within the history of digital media. It addresses the presentation of ... More


Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructures

Lisa Parks and Nicole Starosielski (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039362
eISBN:
9780252097416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039362.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book uses the term “media infrastructure” to signal a shift in critical focus and approach that questions the international telecommunication network as a given. This book investigates how the ... More


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