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The data revolution : a critical analysis of big data, open data and data infrastructures (Second edition)

By: Kitchin, Rob

1529733758 / 9781529733754
Paperback
11/12/2021
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United Kingdom
376 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Tertiary Education (US: College)  Learn More
Previous edition: 2014.

Our world is becoming ever more data-driven, transforming how business is conducted, governance enacted, and knowledge produced.

Yet, the nature of data and the scope and implications of the changes taking place are not always clear. The Data Revolution is a must read for anyone interested in why data have become so important in the contemporary era.

Thoroughly updated, including ten new chapters, the book provides an accessible and comprehensive:introduction to thinking conceptually about the nature of data and the field of critical data studiesoverview of big data, open data and data infrastructuresanalysis of the utility and value of big and open data for research, business, government and civil societyassessment of the concerns and risks in a data-driven world and how to prevent and mitigate them.

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JHB Sociology

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