Online Gods Ep 1: Big Data and The Ladies Finger

In this episode we speak to Ralph Schroeder about Big Data and Nisha Susan about The Ladies Finger.

Ralph Schroeder is the Programme Director of the MSc in Social Science of the Internet at Oxford University. He has written extensively about virtual reality technology; his most recent book is Social Theory after the Internet in which he focuses on everyday uses and effects of the internet, including information seeking and big data, and explains how the internet has gone beyond traditional media.

Nisha Susan is the co-founder at The Ladies Finger and a partner at Grist Media. The Ladies Finger is an online women’s magazine which offers perspectives on politics, culture, health, sex, work and everything in between.

 


 

The podcast is a key initiative of the five-year research study on digital politics www.fordigitaldignity.com funded by the European Research Council (grant agreement number 714285) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. To know more about the project, contact principal investigator Sahana Udupa onlinerpol@ethnologie.lmu.de and for podcast-related interactions, contact the co-host Ian M. Cook onlinegodspodcast@gmail.com.

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