January 13, 2015 Leave a comment
Dates: 2-4 September 2015
Location: University of Exeter, UK
Deadline for submissions: 6 Feb 2015
Sponsored by: The History and Philosophy of Geography Study Group
An ever-increasing proportion of the interactions that we have with digital platforms, apps and devices are mediated according to complex algorithms. Whether it be the real time analytics that draw us into playing a game on our phone, or tailored recommendations built from our historical searching and buying habits, we structure our daily lives in response to ‘performative infrastructures’ (Thrift, 2005: 224), most of them hidden deliberately by their makers.