Causation, Correlation, and Big Data in Social Science Research

In this article co-authored with Ralph Schroeder, published in Policy & Internet, we draw on interviews conducted with researchers at the forefront of big data research, to offer insight into questions of causal versus correlational research, the use of inductive methods, and the utility of theory in the big data age.

Ad hoc encounters with big data

In this article published in FirstMonday, written with Morten Fjeld, Paweł Woźniak and Bonnie Nardi, we explore the possibilities for engaging citizens in civic decision-making through the use of participatory tabletop devices.