How big data and small data shape society. Databases as a form of media. Topics may include: data policy and regulation, the politics and ethics of big data, data and decision-making, and data as discourse.

Course presentations include:
Week 1 - Introduction - What Are Data?
Week 2 - Crowdsourcing & Digital Humanitarianism
Week 3 - Open Data
Week 4 - Moving, Locating and Sensing You
Week 5 - Counting You
Week 6 - Social Media You
Week 7 - Sorting You
Week 8 - Identifying You
Week 9 - Watching You
Week 10 - Big Data You
Week 11 - Data Brokers and You
Week 12 - Remembering You
Week 13 - Critical Data Studies and Review

Additional Metadata
Keywords COMS2200
Publisher Carleton University
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.22215/tplauriault.courses.2018.coms2200
Series Lauriault - Course collection
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Citation
Lauriault, T.P. (2018). Big Data and Society 2018 - COMS2200. Lauriault - Course collection. Carleton University. doi:10.22215/tplauriault.courses.2018.coms2200