Emma Uprichard: Big Data and ‘Methodological Genocide’

As the final entry in the LSE Impact of Social Science blog’s Philosophy of Data Science series, Emma Uprichard tells interviewer Mark Carrigan that big data has serious repercussions to the kinds of social futures we are shaping — and those that are supporting big data developments need to be held accountable. Uprichard, associate professor and […]

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Sabina Leonelli: What Constitutes Trustworthy Data Changes Across Time and Space

As the penultimate entry in the LSE Impact of Social Science blog’s Philosophy of Data Science series, Sabina Leonelli and interviewer Mark Carrigan discuss the history of data-centric science and research practice and data’s relation to pre-existing and emerging social structures. Leonelli is associate director of the Exeter Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences […]

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Noortje Marres: Taking Root in Digital Sociology

Mark Carrigan continues his Philosophy of Data Science Series of interviews with methods luminaries –which originally appeared on the LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog — in this latest interview on digital sociology with Noortje Marres. Growing digital awareness means lots of opportunities for collaboration between sociology and related fields and there is also a chance […]

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Susan Halford: The Impact of Semantic Web Innovation

Last year The LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog saw sociologist, consulant and SAGE author Mark Carrigan interview a number of methods luminaries on the nature of ‘big data’ and the opportunities and challenges presented for scholarship with its growing influence in a series they called the Philosophy of Data Science Series. In this fourth interview, […]

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Deborah Lupton: Drawing on Liquid Metaphors for Big Data

Last year The LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog saw sociologist, consulant and SAGE author Mark Carrigan interview a number of methods luminaries on the nature of ‘big data’ and the opportunities and challenges presented for scholarship with its growing influence in a series they called the Philosophy of Data Science Series. In this third interview, […]

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Evelyn Ruppert: Social Consequences of Big Data Not Attended To

Last year The LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog saw sociologist, consulant and SAGE author Mark Carrigan interview a number of methods luminaries on the nature of ‘big data’ and the opportunities and challenges presented for scholarship with its growing influence in a series they called the Philosophy of Data Science Series. In this second interview with […]

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Rob Kitchin: Big Data Should Complement, Not Replace, Small Data

Last year The LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog saw sociologist, consulant and SAGE author Mark Carrigan interview a number of methods luminaries on the nature of ‘big data’ and the opportunities and challenges presented for scholarship with its growing influence in a series they called the Philosophy of Data Science Series. In this first interview […]

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