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new publication: Wikipedia Arabe et la Construction Collective du Savoir

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  A chapter that I co-authored with Ilhem Allagui and Bernie Hogan has just been published in the book ‘Wikipedia Arabe et la Construction Collective du Savoir.’ You can download our chapter (in French) at the link below.  This is… Continue Reading

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Incubators vs. Hubs at the Example of Accra

Use of the term “hub” has certainly been inflationary in discussions about innovation and entrepreneurship support. I believe that innovation hubs are a genuinely new (and exciting!) organizational form, but at the same time, “hub” has become a misnomer for… Continue Reading

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New Video – ‘Code, Content, and Control: Global Geographies of Digital Participation and Representation’

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The Open University has just posted a webcast presentation of our paper due to be delivered at ICCG 2015 this July. Titled “Code, Content, and Control: Global Geographies of Digital Participation and Representation”, it deals with the role of Google… Continue Reading

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New paper: “The Domestic Turn: Business Processing Outsourcing and the Growing Automation of Kenyan Organisations”

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I’m happy to announce a new paper to come out of our previous project studying Development and Broadband Internet Access in East Africa. The project was a collaboration between myself, Tim Waema, Laura Mann, and Chris Foster and aimed to look… Continue Reading

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Vis-à-Wik: a visual analytics tool for Wikipedia analysis

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Further to a short paper I wrote with Arzu, Kathryn, Scott, and Ralph (see Collaborative Visualizations for Wikipedia Critique and Activism), I started working on Vis-à-Wik, a simple online visual analytics tool for Wikipedia analysis. Vis-à-Wik retrieves data from the MediaWiki Wikipedia API, and uses D3js… Continue Reading