Published before global movement drew largely to a halt, before the majority of the earthâ€™s human population was shut indoors and before words like â€˜virusâ€™ and â€˜pandemicâ€™ proliferated, this curated collection is today far more than timely.
AngÃ¨le Christin argues that we can explicitly enroll algorithms in ethnographic research, which can shed light on unexpected aspects of algorithmic systemsâ€”including their opacity. She delineates three mesolevel strategies for algorithmic ethnography.
The starkly different ways that American and French online news companies respond to audience analytics and what this means for the future of news
Sur la base dâ€˜une enquÃªte de terrain menÃ©e Ã GenÃ¨ve, Los Angeles et Tokyo, cet ouvrage aborde la dimension proprement anthropologique du smartphone.
â€œIn our data-driven society, it is too easy to assume the transparency of data. Instead, we should approach data sets with an awareness that they are created by humans and their dutiful machines, at a time, in a place, with the instruments at hand, for audiences that are conditioned to receive them,â€ says Yanni Alexander Loukissas, Assistant Professor of Digital Media in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at Georgia Tech.
In the first Constellation of Future Matters, the team of the Emerging Technologies Research Lab of Monash University considers various aspects, from different perspectives, of the home during crisis.
Last week EPIC people gathered for a panel discussion on remote research to share guidance and inspiration as many of us take on new, remote positions. Here are some of the approaches we discussed, grouped in four themes with resources from epicpeople.org and beyond.
Experientiaâ€™s Stefano Galeazzi and Daria CantÃ¹ explore how to conduct impactful applied qualitative research remotely, when we may not be able to conduct in-person interviews - as is the case now during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Initiated by Deborah Lupton, this crowdsourced document provides necessary information and key resources for researchers struggling to conduct traditional face-to-face research under new circumstances.
This special issue of the Journal of Digital Social Research collects the confessions of five digital ethnographers laying bare their methodological failures, disciplinary posturing, and ethical dilemmas.