The Potential and Perils of Election Prediction Using Social Media Sources (with Federico Nanni). Invited presentation to Connected Life 2016,… Read more The Potential and Perils of Election Prediction Using Social Media Sources
Cross-posted from MIT’s Center for Civic Media blog. The present presidential election is a spectacle, in the truest sense of… Read more 2016: year of the tactical takedown?
Cross-posted from the Center for Civic Media blog. Last week I had the chance to watch one of the world’s… Read more Consider the Lawn Sign: elections as civic engagement
Cowls, Josh and Schroeder, Ralph (2015) Causation, Correlation, and Big Data in Social Science Research. Policy & Internet 7 (4), 447-472. The… Read more Causation, Correlation, and Big Data in Social Science Research
This paper was submitted as my final project for the Media Arts and Sciences class, Unpacking Impact, in December 2015.
In a talk I gave at the Data Power conference in Sheffield a couple of weeks ago, I posed the… Read more What’s at the end of Facebook’s rainbow?
The following is a slightly edited version of a talk I gave at the Data Power conference in Sheffield this… Read more Big Data – What’s New(s)?
Grant Shapps is in the headlines after being accused of self-serving edits made to his own entry on Wikipedia, as… Read more The MPs whose Wikipedia pages have been edited from inside Parliament
My appearance on The Monocle’s Globalist show, on Thursday 16th April 2015, to discuss the EU’s antitrust case against Google.… Read more Radio appearance: The EU’s antitrust case against Google
Big UK Domain Data for the Arts and Humanities. (With Helen Hockx-Yu and Jane Winters) Invited presentation to the International… Read more Big UK Domain Data for the Arts and Humanities