Tracy Keys’ Blog

Data and Society:

An exploration


Follow My Blog

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.


Browse Categories

  • Tracy Keys’ Communication Data Science blog

    June 23, 2019 by

    You must do the thing you think you cannot do — Eleanor Roosevelt. Welcome! I am Tracy Keys, and you can find me on Instagram @benjibex. This blog is all about my passion for media, entertainment, fashion, society and data science, and is a showcase for my creations as I develop from data lover to… Read more

  • Lilly Irani’s Entrepreneurial Citizenship in India

    March 9, 2020 by

    Lilly Irani conducted a multiple year critical study of design schools and entrepreneurship in India, participating as a designer and an ethnographer with one particular design studio for a number of years. Irani is both a researcher and an tech professional. In her book, Chasing Innovation, she coins the term “entrepreneurial citizen” to explain how… Read more

  • Shenzen, Shanzai and Maker Culture

    March 4, 2020 by

    Reading Wen Wen, and Gu and Shea and a preview of work by Lindtner about Shenzen, I was asked to reflect on what is Chinese maker culture and who or what forces are cultivating it and why. These works put forward a picture of Chinese maker culture as a hard-working ethos, that has arisen from… Read more

  • Silicon (V)alley

    February 27, 2020 by

    Excerpts from books by Indergaard and Neff describe Silicon Alley: a new media hub located in downtown New York City from the early 1990s with ambitions to become a regional innovation hub like Silicon Valley in California. Silicon Alley grew rapidly during the dot.com boom but failed to withstand the dot.com crash at the end… Read more

View all posts