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Big Data, new epistemologies and paradigm shifts
This article examines how the availability of Big Data, coupled with new data analytics, challenges established epistemologies across the sciences, social sciences and humanities, and assesses the
The Real-Time City? Big Data and Smart Urbanism
Smart cities' is a term that has gained traction in academia, business and government to describe cities that, on the one hand, are increasingly composed of and monitored by pervasive and ubiqui-
The data revolution : big data, open data, data infrastructures & their consequences
  • R. Kitchin
  • Computer Science, Business
  • 18 August 2014
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This book discusses thinking critically about databases and data infrastructures, understanding data and the data revolution, and the Reframing of Science, Social Science and Humanities Research.
The real-time city? Big data and smart urbanism
Abstract‘Smart cities’ is a term that has gained traction in academia, business and government to describe cities that, on the one hand, are increasingly composed of and monitored by pervasive and
A Dictionary of Human Geography
A Dictionary of Human Geography is a brand new addition to Oxford's Paperback Reference Series, offering over 2,000 clear and concise entries on human geography terms. From basic terms and concepts
Making sense of smart cities: addressing present shortcomings
This commentary characterises and critiques research on smart cities. I argue that much of the writing and rhetoric about smart cities seeks to appear non-ideological, commonsensical and pragmatic.
Conducting Research in Human Geography: theory, methodology and practice
1.Acknowledgements2.Thinking about Research3.Planning a Research Project4.Data Generation for Quantitative Data Analysis5.Preparing, Exploring and Describing Quantitative Data6.Analysing and
Thinking critically about and researching algorithms
ABSTRACT More and more aspects of our everyday lives are being mediated, augmented, produced and regulated by software-enabled technologies. Software is fundamentally composed of algorithms: sets of
Rethinking maps
In this paper we argue that cartography is profitably conceived as a processual, rather than representational, science. Building on recent analysis concerning the philosophical underpinnings of
'Out of Place', 'Knowing One's Place': Space, power and the exclusion of disabled people
Disabled people are marginalised and excluded from 'mainstream' society. In general, our understanding of the processes of exclusion is grounded in time and history. In this paper, it is argued that
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