Tag Archives: Ratings

PhD position in Science and Technology Studies at Linköping University

[From Dasts] Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD position in Science and Technology Studies at Linköping University. You will work under the supervision of Professor Steve Woolgar, as a part of the Department of Thematic Studies (Technology and Social Change) – a lively and growing unit of some 45 Faculty, Postdoctoral Researchers and PhD students. Research interests and substantive topics are open, although preference may be given to applicants with interests or experience in any of the following: Technologies of assessment: rating, ranking and evaluation; Digital technologies; visualization; Development and use of algorithms, as played out for example, in the analysis of big data; Markets and marketing.  Continue reading

Celia Lury: the social is us, but is it ours?

El miércoles 15 de octubre Celia Lury dictó la charla “The ‘social’ is us how issues of ownership, privacy, trust and surveillance are being transformed” en UDP. Abajo va el video (y acá el link a la versión con el audio de la traducción simultánea) de la presentación.