2017-2018 Fellow

Matthew L. Jones

Matthew L. Jones studies the history of science and technology, focused on early modern Europe and on recent information technologies. He is completing a book on computing and state surveillance of communications, and is working on a historical and ethnographic account of big data, its relation to statistics and machine learning, and its growth as a fundamental new form of technical expertise in commercial, intelligence, and scientific research.

All Work

  • podcast
    Matthew Jones speaks about key illiteracies surrounding metadata, the hacking of our court system, and the possibility of ethics at scale.     He touches upon the variations in definitions of key terminol... Read more
    June 2018