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Datafied Society : Studying Culture Through Data - Reprint (Paperback)

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The ability to gather data that can be crunched by machines is valuable for studying society. The new methods needed to work it require new skills and new ways of thinking about best research practices. This book reflects on the role and usefulness of big data, challenging overly optimistic expectations about what it can reveal, introducing practices and methods for its analysis and visualization, and raising important political and ethical questions regarding its collection, handling, and presentation.
 
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 268
Genre: Computers + Internet, Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Language: English
Street Date: January 15, 2018
TCIN: 53302805
UPC: 9789462987173
Item Number (DPCI): 248-61-1908
$31.50

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