Histories Of Data And The Database

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Synopsis

In the age of internet searches and social media, data has become hotand not for the first time. An international group of historians will consider the promises, fears, practices, and technologies for recording and transmitting data in the 18th century to the present, including the implications for the lives of citizens and subjects. The conference was held at The Huntington on Nov. 1819, 2016.

Episodes

  • Random Forests and Decision Trees: Machine Learning, Empirical Statistics, and the Challenge of Interpretability

    19/11/2016 Duration: 39min

    Matthew Jones from Columbia University delivers a talk titled “Random Forests and Decision Trees: Machine Learning, Empirical Statistics, and the Challenge of Interpretability.” This talk was included in the session titled “Methods and Ambiguities in the Contemporary Age.” Part of “Histories of Data and the Database,” a conference held at The Huntington Nov. 18–19, 2016.

  • The Value of Genomics Databases

    19/11/2016 Duration: 34min

    Emmanuel Didier from CNRS and University of California, Los Angeles, delivers a talk titled “The Value of Genomics Databases.” This talk was included in the session titled “Methods and Ambiguities in the Contemporary Age.” Part of “Histories of Data and the Database,” a conference held at The Huntington Nov. 18–19, 2016.

  • A Violent Behavior Database, c. 1969-1973: Episodes in the History of Pre-Crime

    19/11/2016 Duration: 38min

    Rebecca Lemov from Harvard University delivers a talk titled “A Violent Behavior Database, c. 1969-1973: Episodes in the History of Pre-Crime.” This talk was included in the session titled “With Data We Order Society.” Part of “Histories of Data and the Database,” a conference held at The Huntington Nov. 18–19, 2016.

  • Nine Digits: A Biography of the SSN, 1935-1975

    19/11/2016 Duration: 38min

    Sarah E. Igo from Vanderbilt University delivers a talk titled “Nine Digits: A Biography of the SSN, 1935-1975.” This talk was included in the session titled “With Data We Order Society.” Part of “Histories of Data and the Database,” a conference held at The Huntington Nov. 18–19, 2016.

  • Personal Data and the US Planned Society

    19/11/2016 Duration: 42min

    Dan Bouk from Colgate University delivers a talk titled “Personal Data and the US Planned Society.” This talk was included in the session titled “With Data We Order Society.” Part of “Histories of Data and the Database,” a conference held at The Huntington Nov. 18–19, 2016.

  • Things and Data in Recent Biology

    18/11/2016 Duration: 35min

    Soraya de Chadarevian from University of California, Los Angeles, delivers a talk titled “Things and Data in Recent Biology.” This talk was included in the session titled “Machineries and Objects of Data.” Part of “Histories of Data and the Database,” a conference held at The Huntington Nov. 18–19, 2016.

  • Data Selection and Re-Use in Franz Boas’ Anthropometric Studies

    18/11/2016 Duration: 40min

    Staffan Müller-Wille from University of Exeter delivers a talk titled “Data Selection and Re-Use in Franz Boas’ Anthropometric Studies.” This talk was included in the session titled “Machineries and Objects of Data.” Part of “Histories of Data and the Database,” a conference held at The Huntington Nov. 18–19, 2016.

  • Cases as Data in the Nineteenth-Century Asylum

    18/11/2016 Duration: 43min

    Theodore M. Porter from University of California, Los Angeles, delivers a talk titled “Cases as Data in the Nineteenth-Century Asylum.” This talk was included in the session titled “Machineries and Objects of Data.” Part of “Histories of Data and the Database,” a conference held at The Huntington Nov. 18–19, 2016.

  • Datafication and Visualization of Statistics in Nineteenth-Century Europe

    18/11/2016 Duration: 28min

    Christine von Oertzen from Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, delivers a talk titled “Datafication and Visualization of Statistics in Nineteenth-Century Europe.” This talk was included in the session titled “Envisioning Data from the Early Modern to the Nineteenth Century.” Part of “Histories of Data and the Database,” a conference held at The Huntington Nov. 18–19, 2016.

  • Narrating the Past with Data: Cameralism, Natural History, and the Visual Language of Statistics in the Nineteenth Century

    18/11/2016 Duration: 37min

    David Sepkoski from Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, delivers a talk titled “Narrating the Past with Data: Cameralism, Natural History, and the Visual Language of Statistics in the Nineteenth Century.” This talk was included in the session titled “Envisioning Data from the Early Modern to the Nineteenth Century.” Part of “Histories of Data and the Database,” a conference held at The Huntington Nov. 18–19, 2016.

  • Data as a State of Mind and the Problem of How It Came to Be in Early Modern Europe

    18/11/2016 Duration: 35min

    J. Andrew Mendelsohn from Queen Mary University of London and Charité Berlin delivers a talk titled “Data as a State of Mind and the Problem of How It Came to Be in Early Modern Europe.” This talk was included in the session titled “Envisioning Data from the Early Modern to the Nineteenth Century.” Part of “Histories of Data and the Database,” a conference held at The Huntington Nov. 18–19, 2016.

  • Opening Remarks by Soraya de Chadarevian and Theodore M. Porter

    18/11/2016 Duration: 11min

    Soraya de Chadarevian and Theodore M. Porter, both from University of California, Los Angeles, deliver the opening remarks for “Histories of Data and the Database,” a conference held at The Huntington on Nov. 18–19, 2016.

  • Welcoming Remarks by Steve Hindle

    18/11/2016 Duration: 05min

    Steve Hindle from The Huntington welcomes participants and attendees to “Histories of Data and the Database,” a conference held at The Huntington Nov. 18–19, 2016.