Untitled-3This blog post series is a response to the over-emphasis of the revolutionary potential of technology in the debate around the consequences of datafication. We wish this to become a vibrant debate with the contribution of diverse voices from academia and practice. Contact kersti@data-activism.net if you would like to contribute.

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[blog] Tech, data and social change: A plea for cross-disciplinary engagement, historical memory, and … Critical Community Studies

March 29, 2018

Kersti R. Wissenbach | March 2018 It has been a while since I first got my feet into the universe of technology and socio-political change. Back then, coming from a critical development studies and communication science background, I was fascinated by the role community radio could play in fostering dialogue among communities in remote areas, … Read more

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[blog] Can We Plan Slow – But Steady – Growth for Critical Studies?

May 3, 2018

Author: Charlotte Ryan (University of Massachusetts, Lowell/Movement-Media Research Action Project), member of the DATACTIVE ethics board. This is a response post to the blog ‘Tech, data and social change: A plea for cross-disciplinary engagement, historical memory, and … Critical Community Studies‘ written by Kersti Wissenbach. To maximize technologies’ value in social change efforts, Kersti Wissenbach … Read more