This session explores the politics of data and metrics.
Reflecting on two recent books – Metric Power and The Data Gaze – this session took a look at way that the data we produce circulates back into our lives. It explores what happens to those data, the power they have over us and the industry of analytics that have come to shape their circulation.
The slides from the day and a recording of a conversation between Simon Mollan and Professor David Beer discussing big data can be found and accessed below.
In this podcast, Simon Mollan (SMP Pathway Director) and Professor David Beer talk about Big Data and some of the issues that were raised during this event.