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Mundane Data: the routines, contingencies and accomplishments of digital living

Pink, Sarah; Sumartojo, Shanti; Lupton, Deborah; Heyes LaBond, Christine


TBA; This article develops and mobilises the concept of ‘mundane data’ as an analytical entry point for understanding Big Data. We call for in-depth investigation of the human experiences, routines, improvisations and accomplishments which implicate digital data in the flow of the everyday. We demonstrate the value of this approach through a discussion of our ethnographic research with self-tracking cycling commuters. We argue that such investigations are crucial in informing our understandings of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Big Data and Society, 4 (1), 1-12
DOI: 10.1177/2053951717700924
Access Rights: Open Access


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