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Data doxa: The affective consequences of data practices

Smith, Gavin


This paper explores the embedding of data producing technologies in people's everyday lives and practices. It traces how repeated encounters with digital data operate to naturalise these entities, while often blindsiding their agentive properties and the ways they get implicated in processes of exploitation and governance. I propose and develop the notion of ‘data doxa’ to conceptualise the way in which digital data – and the devices and platforms that stage data – have come to be perceived in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Big Data & Society
DOI: 10.1177/2053951717751551
Access Rights: Open Access


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