Posts by corby

Tom is an artist, academic and writer concerned with exploring relationships between natural environments, digital technology and social phenomena. He works collaboratively with scientists and technologists, recently with the British Antarctic Survey, BBC and the Oxford Internet Institute looking at climate change and geographies of conflict respectively.

Data 3.0: Abstractions and implementations

Image: Gustav Metzger Recreation of First Public Demonstration of Auto-Destructive Art 1960, remade 2004 Hydrochloric acid, white nylon, glass, found objects 3000 x …

What is data 1.0?

Image: Google server farm Oregon. Screen grab from Google Maps by the author Before attempting a definition of ‘big data’ …

So then, big data..

Digital Realism starts with a simple idea: just as in the past photography and film enabled new documentary forms with distinctive features, we ask …