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Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Rob Kitchin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215144
eISBN:
9781529215168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215144.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

How can we begin to grasp the scope and scale of our new data-rich world, and can we truly comprehend what is at stake? This book explores the intricacies of data creation and charts how data-driven ... More


Data Stories

Rob Kitchin

in Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215144
eISBN:
9781529215168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215144.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter provides an overview of the sociality of data. Data-driven endeavours are not simply technical systems, but are socio-technical systems. That is, they are as much a result of human ... More


Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam

John Rand and Finn Tarp (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198851189
eISBN:
9780191885921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851189.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume provides a comprehensive analytic contribution to a crucial topic within development economics based on 15 years of continued data collection and research efforts. It brings together nine ... More


Introduction

Sabina Leonelli

in Data-Centric Biology: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226416335
eISBN:
9780226416502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226416502.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Summary of the argument, background, methods and approach as "philosophy of science in practice". The introduction articulates what is revolutionary and novel about the current turn to "data-centric ... More


Conclusion: From Statistics to Big Data, 1822–2022

Lawrence Goldman

in Victorians and Numbers: Statistics and Society in Nineteenth Century Britain

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780192847744
eISBN:
9780191943003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192847744.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, British and Irish Modern History

The conclusion examines several conceptual issues. Far from dispensing with the need for a God and hastening the decline of faith, for many Victorian statisticians the patterns discoverable in the ... More


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