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  • Emerging (Inter-)Dependencies and their Implications

    Annika Richterich

    Chapter from the book: Richterich, A. 2018. The Big Data Agenda: Data Ethics and Critical Data Studies.

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    The final chapter ties together insights from the book’s overall analysis, specifically in relation to the critical perspectives and theory introduced in Chapter 2. It emphasises two main issues: firstly in the field of big data-driven public health research, one can observe complex (inter-)dependencies between academic research and the commercial interests of internet and tech corporations. This is notably related to two main developments: on the one hand, data access is often controlled by these companies; on the other hand, these companies incentivise research at the intersection of technology and health (e.g. through funding and selective data access).

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    Richterich, A. 2018. Emerging (Inter-)Dependencies and their Implications. In: Richterich, A, The Big Data Agenda. London: University of Westminster Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.16997/book14.f
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    Published on April 13, 2018

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