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Examples of D3.js

The Big List of D3.js Examples via

April 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wikipedia and the politics of openness: Information, Communication & Society

In Wikipedia and the Politics of Openness, Nathaniel Tkacz unpacks why and how Wikipedia enjoys this particular exemplar status. It is this kind of talk that tells a great deal … Continue reading

August 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rethinking public sphere – Nancy Fraser

Inspiration from Nancy Fraser’s idea of the contemporary public sphere: how to rethink digital space? Reading Rethinking the Public Sphere – Fraser

July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wikipedia traffic data and electoral prediction: towards theoretically informed models | EPJ Data Science | Full Text

This aim of this article is to explore the potential use of Wikipedia page view data for predicting electoral results. Responding to previous critiques of work using socially generated data … Continue reading

July 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

New book: Weapons of Math Destruction: How big data increases inequality and threatens democracy

We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives—where we go to school, whether we get a car loan, how much we pay for … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Loon for All – Project Loon – Google

Project Loon balloons float in the stratosphere, twice as high as airplanes and the weather. In the stratosphere, there are many layers of wind, and each layer of wind varies … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jimmy Wales on the Lopsided Geography of Wikipedia – The Atlantic

Now imagine you can’t access Wikipedia. Or you can, but not in your native language. Or there are plenty of entries in your language, but few on the subjects that … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fred Turner – From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism

Can this encyclopedia of countercultural romance have anything to do with today’s technological world, a world of broadband connections, TCP/IP protocol and the Internet? The Internet, after all, began during … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Inventing the Internet (Janet Abbate)

Given the growing number of recent books that explore the Internet as a religious and spiritual terrain, such as Erik Davis’ Techgnosis, it should not be surprising that the rhetoric … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Review: Cosmopolitanism by Kwame Anthony Appiah | Books | The Guardian

Prehistoric hunter-gatherers encountered fewer people in a lifetime than we would on a single day walking down New York’s Fifth Avenue. Though their world of isolated clans shaped our natures, … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Social media and the social sciences: How researchers employ Big Data analytics

Social media posts are full of potential for data mining and analysis. Recognizing this potential, platform providers increasingly restrict free access to such data. This shift provides new challenges for … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Quelle est la forme d’internet ?

Louise Drulhe (@louisedrulhe), jeune designeuse issue de l’ENSAD se trouve actuellement en résidence pour trois mois à la Paillasse pour y poursuivre ses recherches sur la “forme d’Internet”, qu’elle a … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Review of Rob Kitchin’s The Data Revolution – Theory, Culture & Society

Rob Kitchin’s The Data Revolution helpfully strips away the hype surrounding ‘big data’ and clarifies key terms. This review suggests some avenues where the book could be taken further, particularly … Continue reading

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Is Facebook’s Trending Topics Biased Against Africa And The Middle East? – Forbes

One of the fascinating byproducts of this week’s Facebook row is that after years of requests from the research community, Facebook has finally released what it asserts is the master … Continue reading

May 14, 2016 · Leave a comment


Collaborative content creation inevitably reaches situations where different points of view lead to conflict. One of the most prominent examples of collaboration online is Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia that anyone … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

A social network analysis of Twitter: Mapping the digital humanities community – Cogent Arts & Humanities – Volume 3, Issue 1 | Cogent OA

Defining digital humanities might be an endless debate if we stick to the discussion about the boundaries of this concept as an academic “discipline”. In an attempt to concretely identify … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

How should we do the history of Big Data?

Taking its lead from Ian Hacking’s article ‘How should we do the history of statistics?’, this article reflects on how we might develop a sociologically informed history of Big Data. … Continue reading

May 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mapping Wikipedia: Geolocated Articles as a Proxy of Culture and Attention | Digital Humanities Specialist

Such is the nature of the modern university that a sudden spark of inspiration can lead to a quick and radical dive into data that, once upon a time, would … Continue reading

May 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Diversifying Your Online World: Ethan Zuckerman’s New Book “Rewire” – MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing

In a new book, MIT’s Ethan Zuckerman asserts that we need to overcome the Internet’s sorting tendencies and create tools to make ourselves ‘digital cosmopolitans.’ The Internet promises a seemingly … Continue reading

May 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Remplacé par des machines ou dirigé par des algorithmes ? | Ethnographies numériques

Il y a quelques semaines, AlphaGo, un programme informatique de la société Deep Mind, a vaincu le joueur coréen Lee Sedol dans une série de parties de Go. Pour divers … Continue reading

May 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Analyser les opinions politiques sur Internet

Une nouvelle thèse sur les études d’Internet – Analyser les opinions politiques sur Internet, Enjeux théoriques et défis méthodologiques, Julien Boyadjian, Dalloz

May 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Krippendorff’s alpha – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Krippendorff‘s alpha coefficient[1] is a statistical measure of the agreement achieved when coding a set of units of analysis in terms of the values of a variable. Since the 1970s, alpha is used … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Google Removal Requests

This is a visualization of the requests Google receives “from government agencies and courts around the world to remove content from [Google’s] services or to review such content to determine … Continue reading

April 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

How the machine ‘thinks’: Understanding opacity in machine learning algorithms

This article considers the issue of opacity as a problem for socially consequential mechanisms of classification and ranking, such as spam filters, credit card fraud detection, search engines, news trends, … Continue reading

April 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

New series of reports highlights profound changes in online discourse in Arab countries | Berkman Center

The Berkman Center is pleased to announce the publication of “Mobilization for Change,” a new series of reports examining the role of the networked public sphere in advancing civic participation and collective … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems | Books | The Guardian

Imagine if the people of the Soviet Union had never heard of communism. The ideology that dominates our lives has, for most of us, no name. Mention it in conversation … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

How do politicians use Facebook? An applied Social Observatory

In the age of the digital generation, written public data is ubiquitous and acts as an outlet for today’s society. Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn have profoundly changed … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

The future of English

The future of English, published by David Graddol, the British Council CIGBE-The-Future-of-English

April 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Analyser les discours institutionnels

Quel magazine n’a jamais arboré quelque titre du genre « Pourquoi l’école va mal » ou « Pourquoi la France a peur » ? Mais est-on sûr que l’école va vraiment mal ou que la … Continue reading

January 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Paul Mutant – Painting

This Painting is Not Available in Your Country Paul Mutant, 2010. Acrylic on canvas 30 x 25 cm (12″ x 10″) Source Paul Mutant

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Analyses sémantiques – Wikipedia

Wikipedia is the world’s largest collaboratively edited source of encyclopaedic knowledge. But in spite of its utility, its contents are barely machine-interpretable. Structural knowledge, e. g. about how concepts are … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment


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乘着风,我走的比云更远 ,比山更高。Riding the wind, I go further than clouds, higher than mountains.