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There Are No Facts, Attentive Algorithms, Extractive Data Practices, and the Quantification of Everyday Life

Author
Mark Shepard
Publisher / Label
Mit Press
Country
USA
Language
English
Publication year
2022
Type of publication
Book
Number of pages
284
ISBN
978-0262047470

Index

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction 1

I Practices
1 Alternative Facts 29
2 Ground Fictions 47
3 The Data Blasé 67

II Contexts
4 Artificial Cohabitants 85
5 Spurious Correlations 103
6 From Tools to Environments 121
7 Right to the (Wrong) City 137
8 The Ruse and the Exploit 159
9 Pandemic Exceptionalism 175

Coda 199
Acknowledgments 213
Notes 217
Bibliography 247
Index 267