Co-produced by Data & Society and Public Books, “Becoming Data” is the third season of of Public Books 101, a podcast that turns a scholarly eye towards a world worth studying.
The first episode premieres Monday, May 17, 2021.
In the podcast series, Natalie Kerby of Data & Society asks her guests: How long has human life been quantified as data, and in what contexts? What are some major implications of humanity being measured as data? How are people pushing back against the datafication of human life, work, health, and citizenship?
She speaks with academics, artists, activists, and journalists to explore these questions and more.
Public Books is a magazine of ideas, arts, and scholarship.