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 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

Our paper at the Network Inclusion Roundtable: Geographies of Information Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chris Foster and I have had the opportunity to participate in the Network Inclusion Roundtable: organised by IT For Change in Bangalore. Our short paper, titled ‘Geographies of Information Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa‘ is available at this link. The paper… Continue Reading