SOCY691: Opportunities and Ethical Challenges of Big Data in Sociology

Globally, each and every person is contributing to enormous big data to some extent when they leave their digital traces behind by using their digital devices, search engines, social media platforms, and interacting using their smartphones (Boyd & Crawford, 2012). In her Ted Talk, Susan Etlinger (2014) explains that this data is available in various… Read More SOCY691: Opportunities and Ethical Challenges of Big Data in Sociology

SOCY691: Blog 1- Knowing Capitalism

In their work “The Coming Crisis of Empirical Sociology”, authors Mike Savage and Roger Burrows explain the rapidly increasing distance between new and faster ways of collecting data and the traditional methods used for collecting data by the sociologists. They state that knowing capitalism is “where circuits of information proliferate and are embedded in numerous… Read More SOCY691: Blog 1- Knowing Capitalism