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Algorithmic ethnography, during and after COVID-19

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Angèle Christin, “Algorithmic ethnography, during and after COVID-19”, Communication and the Public, octobre 2020.

Abstract

Social scientists are increasingly turning to digital interactions as a primary source of qualitative data. Online activities in turn typically take place on algorithmically mediated platforms, which shape what people do and say in crucial ways. Here, I offer a toolkit for what I call algorithmic ethnography, that is, the ethnographic study of how computational systems structure online activities.

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In the Shadows of Algorithms? The Paradoxes of Algorithmic Labor
01 February 2020 - 30 June 2020
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Angèle Christin
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2020
Angèle Christin