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Talk at Data & Society in New York

A video of my talk to the think tank Data & Society in New York.

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Topics Big Data Social Theory

Op ed

The Myth of Violent Online Extremism

I just wrote this for Yale Press’s Blog.

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Topics Social Theory

Op ed

Islam for Journalists

Just contributed to the Islam for Journalists e-book project with a chapter called “Digital Islam”.  The crisp looking[...]

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Topics Social Media Social Movements Social Theory

Interview

Are There Countries Whose Situations Worsened with the Arrival of the Internet?

This post originally appeared on Freedom To Tinker, after @evgenymorozov tweeted that he would want help with a graph[...]

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Topics Digital Divide Social Theory

News feature

Vanity Fair: Big Brother Inc.

Interviewed for James Verini’s investigative piece on Aristotle Inc.

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Topics Social Theory

Academic article

Learning to Search and Searching to Learn: Income, Education and Experience Online

Using data from the Pew Internet and American Life Project surveys, this article explores changing trends[...]

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Topics Social Theory

Academic article

Testing the Leap Frog Hypothesis

This paper tests the ‘leap-frog’ hypothesis by modeling the impact of existing telecommunications infrastructure, controlling for[...]

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Topics Digital Divide Governance Political Communication Political Economy Political Economy of Media Social Inequality Social Theory

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