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Algorithmic life : calculative devices in the age of big data

Author: Louise Amoore; Volha Piotukh
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Amoore; Volha Piotukh
ISBN: 9781138852839 113885283X 9781138852846 1138852848
OCLC Number: 926312864
Description: xii, 198 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The public and its algorithms : comparing and experimenting with calculated publics / Andreas Birkbak and Hjalmar Bang Carlsen --
The libraryness of calculative devices : artificially intelligent librarians and their impact on information consumption / Martijn van Otterlo --
Experiencing a personalised augmented reality : users of Foursquare in urban space / Sarah Widmer --
A politics of redeployment : malleable technologies and the localisation of anticipatory governance / Nathaniel O'Grady --
Seeing the invisible algorithm : the practical politics of tracking the credit trackers / Joe Deville and Lonneke van der Velden --
Bodies of information : data, distance and decision-making at the limits of the war prison / Richard Nisa --
Data anxieties : objectivity and difference in early Vietnam War computing / Oliver Belcher --
Seeing futures : politics of visuality and affect / Matthias Leese --
Love's algorithm : the perfect parts for my machine / Lee Mackinnon --
Calculating obesity, pre-emptive power and the politics of futurity : the case of Change4Life / Rebecca Coleman.
Responsibility: edited by Louise Amoore and Volha Piotukh.

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