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Big Data is Too Small: How the Digital Divide Leaves People Out

In my post on’s MediaShift, I contend that Big Data is Too Small. I will also be giving a talk on the topic at the American Sociological Association’s Annual Meeting on August 13 in New York. Here’s the lede: “The utopian hype over Big Data is being critiqued on many fronts. After all, it isn’t that new. [...]

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My upcoming talks this spring…

March 16 Panelist: The Reach of Online Education Conference: Learning Mode – Critical Issues in Online Education The Berkeley Center for New Media 3.30-5:00 pm March 19 Guest Lecturer: Political Sociology Course, Professor Laura Enriquez “An Internet Update Since Gitlin’s The Whole World is Watching” Sociology Department, UC Berkeley 9.40am-11.00am April 11 Guest Lecturer: Social and Organizational [...]

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