Recommended Reading (and Listening/Viewing)

Overview of Big Data

Capitalism and Data

  • Cathy O’Neil (2017), Weapons of Math Destruction
  • Weapons of Math Destruction, Data & Society Podcast Episode 8
  • Claudo Minca and Maartje Roelofsen (2021), “Becoming Airbnbeings: on datafication and the Quantified Self in Tourism” in Tourism Geographies
  • Andrew McStay (2017), Privacy and the Media.
  • Nosedive,” Black Mirror Season 3, Episode 1
  • Adtech and the Attention Economy, Data & Society Podcast Episode 74
  • Becoming Data Episode 5: Data & Racial Capitalism, Data & Society Podcast Episode 85
  • Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Thomas Range (2018), Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data
  • Shoshana Zuboff (2019), The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

Bias and Inequality

  • Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren F. Klein (2020), Data Feminism
  • Data Feminism, Data & Society Podcast Episode 67
  • Safiya Noble (2018), Algorithms of Oppression
  • Algorithms of Oppression, Data & Society Podcast Episode 46
  • Teri Schnaubelt (2018), Automating Inequality
  • Coded Bias documentary
  • Caroline Criado Perez (2019), Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

Artificial Intelligence

Politics and Computational Warfare

  • Kai Strittmatter (2020), We Have Been Harmonized
  • Samuel C. Woolley and Philip N. Howard (Eds.) (2019), Computational Propaganda
  • Yochai Benkler Robert Faris, and Hal Roberts (2018), Network Propaganda
  • The Great Hack
  • A Look Inside China’s Social Credit System
  • Electionland Misinformation, Data & Society Podcast Episode 75
  • Digital Technology and Democratic Theory, Data & Society Podcast Episode 78
  • Peter Pomerantsev (2019), This Is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality
  • Philip N. Howard (2020), Lie Machines: How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives
  • Jenny Goldstein and Eric Nost (Eds.) (2022), The Nature of Data: Infrastructure, Environments, Politics

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