news & publications

9.11-13.2017

Keynote: "Knowledge Infrastructures under Siege," conference on Governing by Prediction? Models, Data, and Algorithms in and for Governance, Musée des Arts et Métiers, Paris

8.6.2017

Plantin, Lagoze, Edwards, and Sandvig, "Big Data is not about Size: When Data Transform Scholarship"

8.1.2017

M. Chalmers and P.N. Edwards, "Producing 'one vast index': Google Book Search as an algorithmic system," M. Chalmers and P.N. Edwards, Big Data & Society

7.1.2017

"The Mechanics of Invisibility: On Habit and Routine as Elements of Infrastructure"

6.21.2017

Keynote: "Knowledge Infrastructures under Siege: Environmental Data Systems as Memory, Truce, and Target," Data Power 2017, Carleton University

books

 

Un monde clos

L'ordinateur, la bombe et le discours politique de la Guerre froide
 
Éditions B2, 2013

Paul N. Edwards

 

Excerpt from The Closed World (1996), with a new preface. Introduced and translated by Nikola Jankovic.

 

 

 

 

 

A Vast Machine

Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming
 
MIT Press, 2010

Paul N. Edwards

 

Website for A Vast Machine: downloads, media, supplementary materials

 

Reviews and prizes: Science, Nature, American Scientist, Metascience, American Historical Review, Physics World, Science and Public Policy, more

 

 

 

Changing the Atmosphere

Expert Knowledge and Environmental Governance
 
MIT Press, 2001
 

Clark Miller and Paul N. Edwards, eds.

Changing Life
Genomes, Ecologies, Bodies, Commodities

 

 

Univ. of Minnesota Press, 1997

 

Peter J. Taylor, Saul E. Halfon, and Paul N. Edwards, eds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Closed World

Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America

 

MIT Press, 1996

 

Paul N. Edwards

 

Reviews: American Historical Review, Isis, Technology Review, Business Week, Computer-Mediated Communication, Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies