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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 19

In this month’s big data newsletter, we open with a recounting of SAGE Publishing having co-hosted the first ever Social Science Foo Camp. The camp — ‘Foo’ stands for ‘Friends of O’Reilly,’ which with Facebook was also a host — is the first in a series of events that SAGE will be running as part […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 18

In this edition of SAGE Publishing’s big data newsletter, a trio of free reading is on offer: a free article from the journal Big Data & Society on “Algorithms as Culture;” a free chapter from the new book Urban Analytics; and a free case study on the nexus of mixed methods and big data research. […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 17

This month’s big data newsletter includes a trio of free resources for readers — a free article from Big Data & Society on challenges in administrative data linkage for research; a free chapter from the book The Data Revolution on “Conceptualising Data;” and a free case study titled “Collection, Storage, Protection, and Sharing Issues With […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 16

This month’s big data newsletter links to a conversation with Dr.. Jason Jackson, director of Jackson Research Institute, who explains that learning Python and “applying the programming language is the start of a new work effort.” He finds Python “the perfect fit for social scientists to be able to take command of their data and quickly […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 15

In addition to spotlighting the SAGE-sponsored panel on “Putting Big Data to ‘Good’ Use,” this month’s edition of the Big Data and Social Research Newsletter includes a trio of three free items for you similarly make good use of: a free journal article on “Algorithmic governance: Developing a research agenda through the power of collective […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 14

This month’s issue of SAGE’s Big Data Newsletter includes a 25 percent discount for the SAGE Campus online data science course on Practical Data Management with R for Social Scientists (use the discount code dsnewsletter). SAGE Campus serves researchers itching to work with large datasets, such as it debut class, Introduction to Python. The reviews so far have been […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 13

SAGE Campus is SAGE’s new online data science courses for social scientists aimed at helping researchers gain the skills they need to embrace the data revolution. We’ve talked about SAGE Campus before at MethodSpace, and this issue of the the big data newsletter includes a special code for a 25 percent discount on the classes. Just […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 12

There is, and this is rather understating it, a lot happening in the world of big data at SAGE, and this edition of our big data newsletter  announces that SAGE Campus online data science courses for social scientists have launched! We’ve joined forces with world-leading academic institutes and experts to create courses on Intro to Applied Data Science […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 11

Is big data always better data? This question kicked off a live twitter Q&A with Anabel Quan-Haase and Luke Sloan spotlighted in this latest issue of SAGE’s monthly big data newsletter. In addition to discussing the limitations of big data, the pair discuss the practicalities of research, such as the skillsets and tools required for conducting […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 10

What is computational social science? This question underpins the first of four videos synthesizing themes covered at last year’s International Conference on Computational Social Science. Among the academics and practitioners venturing answers, Princeton’s Matthew Salganik stresses that the explosion of data and the ability to harness it represent a “fundamental transition that’s occurring whether social […]

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