Academic communication, big data, Data science, data visualisation, digital sociology, Featured, Knowledge Transfer, Public Engagement
The aesthetic elements of data visualisaton may offer a solution to the anxieties of big data.
The role of digital data in identity management and selfhood is a growing area of interest for social scientists. Deborah Lupton explores how those interested in self-tracking derive meaning from their personal data sets. An important element of self-tracking practices is visualisation and presentation. By showing one’s data to others in a visually interesting and explanatory graphic, a self-tracker achieves both self-knowledge and […]