Le College is holding its first Symposium related to the digital turn in the social sciences: “Big Data, entreprise et sciences sociales – Usages et partages des donnees numerique en masse.” The session is being organized by Pierre-Michel Menger, a professor at the College and sociologist at EHESS whose research focuses on innovation in labor markets and systems of work and production in the arts sector. The symposium includes 10 interventions on topics ranging from the interaction of emerging quantitative methodologies with more traditional methods of social sciences and the nature of the knowledge produced for policy the more we rely on […]
[img: Density Design, Italian Design Research Map, 2008］ As part of ENSCI’s and ESADSE’s 2014 program of design-related conferences, Paolo Ciuccarelli will be giving a talk on the visual representation of complex urban, social and organizational phenomena at ENSCI-Les Ateliers on March 20th 2014. Paolo Ciuccarelli is the head of the Communication Design Research Group, member of the Design PhD Board at Politecnico di Milano and Scientific Director and founder of the DensityDesign Research Lab. His research and publishing activities focus on the development of data, information and knowledge visualization tools and methods, to support decision making processes in complex […]
[img: William Farr, Report on the Mortality of Cholera in England 1848-49, 1852] On the same day as our seminar kick-off (if you want to attend, please remember to register at the following link), the British Library’s Digital Research Team is organizing a public event on “Data visualisation: Is ugly the new smart“. This coincides with the exhibition “Beautiful Science: Picturing Data, Inspiring Insight” held at British Library from 20 February 2014 to 26 May 2014.
[img: n.a. Screen Shot, medialab.sciences-po.fr, 2014] Preliminary findings/methodological insights of the research project “Comparative Geekography – Mapping Russian Computer Science Diaspora” will be presented on tuesday 21 January from 15:00 to 17:00 during a seminar held at Sciences Po’s médialab. More information can be found here.