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Data is-a-process03

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Data is-a-process03

  1. 1. Data as a process<br />Making and remaking tools, datasets, and questions<br />Elizabeth Goodman<br />PhD candidate<br />UC Berkeley School of Information<br />www.confectious.net<br />@egoodman<br />
  2. 2. About me<br />…plus Elizabeth Goodman and Andrea Moed<br />
  3. 3. Data is made of people<br />Parkscan.org<br />
  4. 4. Data is made of machines<br />
  5. 5. “For the people in the community, the map is not the endgame.”<br />Thea Clay, February 10, 2011<br />
  6. 6. Rethinking data-shaped relationships<br />Inside a server farm: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sterlingely/1418364<br />
  7. 7. Cities (and data) are obdurate<br />http://flickr.com/photos/limonada/6270210/<br />AniqueHommels, Unbuilding Cities<br />
  8. 8. Data as a process<br />
  9. 9. Looking for non-users<br />ParkScan.org<br />Adele Clarke, Situational Analysis<br />
  10. 10. Tactic 1: Remake the data<br />
  11. 11. Non-users<br />Seeking new data cultures<br />
  12. 12. Tactic 2: Bark up a different tree<br />Pelle Ehn and other writers on participatory design<br />
  13. 13. Data needs spokespeople<br />Bruno Latour, Science in Action<br />
  14. 14. Tactic 3: Recruit allies<br />
  15. 15. Working with obduracy<br />
  16. 16. Data as totem,totem as object, object as process<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/bellecouleurjewelry/5389482358/<br />Danny Miller, Materiality<br />http://blogs.nyu.edu/projects/materialworld/2010/10/<br />
  17. 17. Totems, British Museum<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/lodekka/5422557064/<br />
  18. 18. Totem arts and crafts<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/prayingmother/5414648626/<br />
  19. 19. Thanks!<br />@egoodman<br />www.confectious.net<br />egoodman@confectious.net<br />

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