Critical Algorithm Studies: Ethnographic Approaches

Critical Algorithm Studies: Ethnographic Approaches

Annette Markham Announcing an exciting PhD symposium at Aarhus University’s Institute for Advanced Studies, co-sponsored by DATALAB, the Digital Living Research Commons (DLRC), and the Future Making Research Consortium (FMRC). Description: Recommendation systems are a...
Glitch Memory: Raising Ethical Questions

Glitch Memory: Raising Ethical Questions

Annette Markham In MoRM, people come across an interactive museum experience, where researchers act as ‘uncurators’, visitors are memory donors, the collective donations of memories are displayed in some way, and the entire practice is framed conceptually as...
MoRM contributes to strong data literacy

MoRM contributes to strong data literacy

Annette Markham This white paper details how the Museum of Random Memory (MoRM) performs data literacy. While still a playful public intervention that takes many different formats depending on the audience, we have found the consistent outcome to be: 1) increased...
Critical Pedagogy as tool for data literacy

Critical Pedagogy as tool for data literacy

Annette Markham Critical pedagogy is a vital part of building data literacy. It can also be considered a research stance that can challenge quantification, datafication, and computational logics. It moves beyond the level of data critique to social action in response...