Episode #21 – Resistance, Activism and Hope in the Age of Big Data and Surveillance with Alison Powell

In this episode, I talk with Alison Powell, Assistant Professor at the London School of Economics, where she researches digital media policy, open source culture, and big data. Alison has written a number of papers on community wireless mesh networks, open hardware, and big data – all popular projects on this show. 
You can find Alison on Twiter @a_b_powell and online at www.alisonpowell.ca.
Show Notes

Alex Fink

Editor & Host at The OKCast
In addition to hosting the OKCast, I am a Ph.D. student in Youth Studies at the University of Minnesota. I study methods of making research to document injustice and resistance available to young people to create social change. My particular focus is on the political economy and ecology of data, including data collection, data use, data access/sharing, data economics, and the ideologies surrounding it.
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