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

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

New publication – Mapping Information Wealth and Poverty: The Geography of Gazetteers

Stefano and I have put together a short paper that will be forthcoming in Environment and Planning A. The paper focuses on the geography of geographic information, and builds on our work into the uneven geographies of information. It highlights… Continue Reading

New paper: “Barriers to the Localness of Volunteered Geographic Information”

Some colleagues (Shilad Sen, Heather Ford, Dave Musicant, Oliver Keyes, Brent Hecht) and I have put together a paper for CHI on Barriers to the Localness of Volunteered Geographic Information. The paper asks important questions about both the geographies of information, and… Continue Reading

Interview on the Guardian’s Tech Weekly about the Power of Digital Maps

This week’s Guardian Tech Weekly podcast covers the topic of Google Maps’ 10 year anniversary. I was interviewed on the programme and asked to speak about why internet geographies matter. I spoke about the need to think about the digital… Continue Reading

New paper published: ‘Where in the World Are You? Geolocation and Language Identification in Twitter’

  Scott Hale, Devin Gaffney, and I have a paper out in The Professional Geographer. Graham, M., Hale, S., and Gaffney, D. 2014. Where in the World Are You? Geolocation and Language Identification in Twitter. The Professional Geographer. 66(4). 568-578. (or access a… Continue Reading

New publication: “Inequitable Distributions in Internet Geographies: The Global South is Gaining Access But Lags in Local Content.”

A special issue of the journal innovations has just been published. The issue focused on the topic of ‘digital inclusion’ and features a short piece that I wrote. Graham, M. 2014 Inequitable Distributions in Internet Geographies: The Global South is Gaining Access… Continue Reading

Ashby Prize awarded to our paper “Augmented Realities and Uneven Geographies”

Image taken from: Graham, M and M. Zook. 2013. Augmented Realities and Uneven Geographies: Exploring the Geo-linguistic Contours of the Web. Environment and Planning A 45(1) 77-99.

I am very happy to announce that I paper that I co-authored with Matthew Zook has been awarded the Ashby Prize. The prize is presented by the journal Environment and Planning A for the most innovative papers published in the journal… Continue Reading

AAG 2015 CFP – From Online Sweat Shops to Silicon Savannahs: Geographies of Production in Digital Economies of Low-Income Countries

  From Online Sweat Shops to Silicon Savannahs:  Geographies of Production in Digital Economies of Low-Income Countries   AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015 (sponsored by the Development Geography Specialty Group) Organizers: Mark Graham, Nicolas Friederici, and Isis Hjorth… Continue Reading