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
Week 2 - Crowdsourcing & Digital Humanitarianism
Week 3 - The Quantified You
Week 4 - Counting You
Week 5 - Sorting You
Week 6 - Moving, Locating and Sensing You
Week 7 - Identifying You
Week 8 - Watching You
Week 9 - Big Data You
Week 10 - Remembering You
Week 11 - Assembling You
Week 12 - Review

COMS2200
Carleton University
dx.doi.org/10.22215/tplauriault.courses.2017.coms2200
Lauriault - Course collection

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School of Journalism and Communication

Lauriault, T.P. (2017). Big Data and Society 2017 - COMS2200. Lauriault - Course collection. Carleton University. doi:10.22215/tplauriault.courses.2017.coms2200