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  • 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 boom but failed to withstand the crash at the end… Read more

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