The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

William Davies

William Davies is Reader in Political Economy at Goldsmiths, University of London, and Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Centre. His latest book is Nervous States: How feeling took over the world, and the edited collection Economic Science Fictions.

Symposium Event
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Surveillance Capitalism

Data is often described as the new oil. Technology companies are the gatekeepers of this wealth of information; many also own the algorithms and artificial intelligence required to extract and refine it.