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All data are local : thinking critically in a data-driven society

Author: Yanni A Loukissas
Publisher: Cambridge : The MIT Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How to analyze data settings rather than data sets, acknowledging the meaning-making power of the local. In our data-driven society, it is too easy to assume the transparency of data. Instead, Yanni Loukissas argues in All Data Are Local , we should approach data sets with an awareness that data are created by humans and their dutiful machines, at a time, in a place, with the instruments at hand, for audiences that  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Loukissas, Yanni A. (Yanni Alexander)
All data are local
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yanni A Loukissas
ISBN: 9780262352215 0262352214
OCLC Number: 1114494784
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (272 pages)
Responsibility: Yanni Alexander Loukissas ; foreword by Geoffrey C. Bowker.

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