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Data & SocietyWendy Liu and Meredith Whittaker discuss how the COVID-19 shutdown is impacting workers and organizing in the technology industry. Read moreApril 2020
Social Media + SocietyAfter the #Keyword: Eliciting, Sustaining, and Coordinating Participation Across the Occupy MovementData & Society Media Manipulation Lead Joan Donovan investigates the development of InterOccupy, a virtual organization operated by participants in the Occupy Movement. "InterOccupy took infrastructure building as a po... Read on Social Media + SocietyFebruary 2018
Harvard Business ReviewD&S researcher Mark Latonero provides an overview of the role of large tech companies in refugee crises. While the 40-page brief is filled with arguments in support of immigration, it hardly speaks about refugees, except t... Read on Harvard Business ReviewMay 2017
GeoJournalThe limits of crisis data: analytical and ethical challenges of using social and mobile data to understand disastersD&S Affiliate Kate Crawford writes about the use of social media platforms and mobile phone data to mine and produce accounts of how people are responding in the aftermath of crisis events. She considers the limitations of ... Read on GeoJournalAugust 2015
The AtlanticIn this piece, Data & Society fellow Karen Levy criticizes the oversimplifications of technological tools that attempt to "solve" rape. "It’s encouraging to see techies trying to address knotty social issues like sexual vio... Read on The AtlanticOctober 2014