1-20 of 98 Search Results for

big data

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 127–130.
Published: 01 March 2018
... technologies that produce and disseminate it. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 fake news big data knowledge technology media When did we get on board with the project of “manufacturing consent”? When did we lose confidence in our capacity to fight infowars, grasp irony, throw shade...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2012
... users’ affect and content were easily reduced to marketer-friendly data sets, MySpace allowed users to create a cacophony of “pimped” profiles that undermined efforts to monetize user-generated content. In contrast, Facebook has proven to be extremely efficient at reducing users to commodifiable data...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jacqueline Nassy Brown This article critically examines a common premise of racial discourse in contemporary multiracial societies: that ethnic data collection, in the form of population statistics, is necessary for the apprehension and eradication of discrimination. Drawing on ethnographic data...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
... enabled a different mode of property to emerge: the genomic commons. Far from being the alternative to enclosure, the commons itself has become an accumulation strategy in a postgenomic climate in which the aggregation of large quantities of genomic data and the accumulation of racial diversity in...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 45–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... you learn which images have shrimp in them and which ones don’t. Are you hungry, AI? Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 AI artificial intelligence labor the cloud data metadata We are composing this text on a series of shared Google Docs. We talk together, we dance together...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... demonstrations of the value of data by using it to generate advertising revenue, corporate interests are now eagerly collecting and selling data to maximize efficiency, customize product and service offerings, inform research and development, or lower insurance premiums. The business cases for harnessing big...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
... earth metals mine Technological resources: the data center as mine Human resources: migrant labor, the prison system, displaced agricultural workers, the “absolutely expendable” Financial resources: loans, mortgages, credit (predatory lending as debt harvesting, the production of indentured...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
... knowledge that the view of history which gives rise to it is untenable.” 3 How, then, do we trust what we know? How do we trust memory? Can we trust memory? Capital and the state would certainly answer yes, because memory means the collection of copious data. This functions as memory because it is...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 81–98.
Published: 01 September 2006
... settle in rural areas is agricultural workers. U.S. Labor Department data have indicated that almost 80 per- cent of all U.S. farmworkers are Mexican born. These workers are found in some of the most remote rural communities, and increasingly, they are settling in those communities. Sometimes...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... Already in motion, the technologically sophisticated Chilean network of official actors coordinates protocols of data collection, analysis, and signaling in collaboration with the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.18 Atop its bluff, the...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
... medical data. Agency Web sites offered photolisting links that in some cases facilitated the sorting of children by sex and region for ease of selection. These images functioned initially as lures, drawing prospec- tive clients3 into the adoption market, helping them to imagine “their” child or...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
... aware of the challenge and opportunity posed by the digi- tal revolution to customary ways of conducting research and presenting findings. The late dramatic expansion of computing power allows for the evaluation of great amounts of data in which...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 123–136.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., in its view, also required removing the science that underwrites evolution, so the board also voted to delete the big bang theory from the statewide science standards. As James Glanz of the New York Times pointed out, removing big bang cos- mology from...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 105–125.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the works of a single author in bulk, they take up an acre ( fig. 7 ). You can buy them in bulk online, too, by color ( fig. 8 ). Meanwhile, it is not only in retailing that we see value accruing around the idea of books in bulk. Big data has entered literary analysis, as disciplines in the...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
... recommendation, Facebook like, big data analysis), the will to theorize a subjectless process into existence — the will to become an algorithm. III. Phantom Systems Have you any idea how you move the table? Yes. Do you do it by moving your hands? No. By gathering, in some way, forces...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
... advertisements projected onto the tunnel walls and with closed-­circuit screens flickering above their heads, is a case in point. What I want to signal here is the vitality of outside TV as a social practice in contemporary China. Currently, little data or analysis exists to describe screens...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 35–50.
Published: 01 December 2003
... confidential for what it terms ‘competitive reasons5 Another analyst commented, “Enron is a big black box.”6 Hence, even Wall Street had very little information about Enron’s actual business practices. However, Enron is not unique in this regard. The fact is that Enron, like most corporations, acted...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2006
... competition for scarce places will intensify group antagonisms already heightened by the politics of resentment. But if institutions wish to accommodate more students, they will have to shift resources away from the big-sticker items of research and student services to pay for the curriculum. Both...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 67–80.
Published: 01 June 2004
... power:Discourse and ideology in modern society . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. ____. 2000 . The knowledge factory:Dismantling the corporate university and creating true higher education . Boston: Beacon. Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International(AACSB). 1999a. Data...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 31–54.
Published: 01 March 2000
... that weren’t enough, these new hotels barely paid employees min- imum wage; large chains, like Marriott and Hyatt, also turned into big- time union busters. Clinton’s “empowerment zones,” set up in 1993, merely...