Press

  • انحيازات ويكيبيديا: هل الموسوعة «حرة»؟
    15 January 2017 Manshoor.com
    فكر في عدد المرات التي تستخدم فيها موسوعة ويكيبيديا بحثًا عن معلومة ما، أو متابعةً لفضولك من رابط إلى آخر حتى تنسى ما كنت تبحث عنه بدايةً. هل تبدو هذه تجارب مألوفة لك؟ الآن تخيل أنك لا تستطيع الدخول إلى ويكيبيديا أصلًا، أو أنك تستطيع الدخول إليها لكن بلغة غير لغتك الأم، أو تخيل أن ويكيبيديا بلغتك الأم ليست ثرية بما فيه الكفاية لكي تلعب دورًا مهمًا في
  • Google responds on skewed Holocaust research results
    20 December 2016 BBC News
    Visuell aufbereitet wurden die Daten vom Projektteam von Information Geographies des Oxford Internet Institue der University of Oxford unter der Leitung von Professor Mark Graham unter Mitarbeit von Dr. Stefano De Sabbata. Das Projekt unternimmt den Versuch, die Gartografie des zeitgenössichen Wissens zu kartografieren.
  • Coopératives, forces et limites
    5 October 2016 Internetactu.net
    Mark Graham (@geoplace), professeur de géographie d’internet à l’Oxford internet Institute et son collègue Alex Wook (@tom_swing) spécialiste des transformations du travail, ont publié une stimulante tribune de défense des coopératives et des syndicats à l’heure de l’économie collaborative.
  • The Digital Gig Economy Needs Co-ops and Unions
    4 October 2016 OpenDemocracy, New Thinking for the British Economy
    At the University of Oxford, Mark Graham challenges the culture of the digital gig economy, where millions of people attempt to outbid one another for increasingly precarious bit-work.
  • Why the Digital Gig Economy Needs Co-ops and Unions
    15 September 2016 openDemocracyUK
    Mark Graham and Alex Wood from the University of Oxford challenge the culture of the digital gig economy, where millions of people attempt to outbid one another for increasingly precarious bit-work.
  • The Lopsided Geography of Wikipedia
    21 June 2016 The Atlantic
    At the University of Oxford, Mark Graham and a team of researchers have spent several years investigating just how “global” this collective intelligence [Wikipedia] really is. They’ve found all sorts of fascinating ways to track “geographies of knowledge” on the internet, including on user-generated platforms like Wikipedia.
  • Globala företag outsourcar ansvaret
    18 May 2016 Ingenjören
    Mark Graham är docent vid Oxford Internet Institute. Han har tillsammans med kollegor gjort en stor studie av så kallade crowdworkers, de som arbetar med uppdrag på digitala plattformar i Sydostasien och i södra Afrika. I fattiga länder lämnar sjuksköterskor och lärare sina jobb för att istället arbeta på digitala plattformar. Det är bättre betalt. Miljoner välutbildade väntar på chansen att göra minijobben som outsourcas av företag i Europa och Nordamerika.
  • You probably haven’t even noticed Google’s sketchy quest to control the world’s knowledge
    11 May 2016 The Washington Post
    Mark Graham, a geographer at the Oxford Internet Institute, and his colleague Heather Ford analyzed, in a paper published last month in the academic volume Code and the City, how the city of Jerusalem was represented both on Wikipedia and in Google knowledge panels. They found that while Wikipedia may explain the city’s contested geopolitical status in enormous depth — as of this writing, that portion runs to almost 1,500 words — the nuance was jettisoned completely when the article was deboned and ingested by Google.
  • Sur Google Maps, on peut évaluer les centres de rétention comme des parcs
    25 April 2016 Motherboard
    Professeur de géographie de l’information à l’Oxford Internet Institute, Mark Graham analyse ainsi le phénomène des notes laissées aux centres de rétention sur Google Maps : “Le numérique fait entièrement partie de nos quotidiens, et donc des lieux physiques. Ces endroits sont devenus pour beaucoup d’utilisateurs et de citoyens autre chose que des constructions en dur faites de briques et de mortier ; ils sont constitués de briques et de mortier, mais aussi d’informations.”
  • As More Work Moves Online, The Threat of ‘Digital Sweatshops’ Looms
    22 March 2016 Motherboard
    In a paper currently under review, Mark Graham, a senior research fellow at Oxford University’s Internet Institute, sets out to explore such issues and investigate both the highs and lows of digital labor—whether that be data entry or transcribing—in the context of development.
  • Internet. Cartographie : l’archipel de la déconnexion
    16 September 2015 Courrier International
    Deux chercheurs de l’université d’Oxford ont décidé de se pencher sur les pays “déconnectés” d’Internet. La carte de Ralph Straumann et Mark Graham “met en lumière un archipel de régions presque déconnectées d’Internet et donc largement tenues à l’écart de la participation aux activités culturelles, éducatives, politiques et économiques qu’il permet”, expliquent les chercheurs.
  • Malay is among top 10 Internet language
    12 July 2015 The Rakyat Post
    Mark Graham and Matthew Zook show that Google search results and Wikipedia articles look strikingly different depending on the language used to search for content. While Malay is one of the top 10 languages used online, there is much that Malaysia can do to beef up Malay content for the benefit of the non-English speakers in the country.
  • WikiArabia, une place au soleil
    27 April 2015 Wikimedia
    La première conférence WikiArabia a eu lieu du 3 au 5 avril 2015 à Monastir (Tunisie). Tous les acteurs du mouvement impliqué dans cette région s’accordent sur un point : malgré la grande évolution de la Wikipedia arabe des dernières années, cela ne reflète pas complètement le véritable potentiel de la communauté arabe. Mark Graham, du Oxford Internet Institute, a pu exposer le fossé entre les contributions par pays, tout en démontrant la richesse des langues et des cultures de cette région.
  • What is a knowledge economy?
    16 April 2015 SciDev.Net
    While most nations are chasing the elusive dream of becoming knowledge economies, many developing countries are hampered by poor connectivity, illiteracy, and lack of trust. Mark Graham comments on the obstacles to the development of knowledge economies in Africa and suggests that African companies should focus on local markets.
  • Ten years of Google Maps
    11 February 2015 Guardian Podcast
    Mark Graham discusses how the geographies of the internet have reconfigured how people engage with the city.
  • 25 maps and charts on language
    17 November 2014 Vox
    Vox features the map by Mark Graham et al. showing the language in which the plurality of Wikipedia articles are written about particular countries. It shows that English is the major language even for articles about non Anglophone countries.
  • Why you probably won’t understand the web of the future
    6 November 2014 Quartz
    Although less than 5% percent of the world uses English as a first language, it dominates the web. Organisations like Google, Facebook and Mozilla are taking steps to address language issues.. Mark Graham’s map and comments feature.
  • Map Shows The World’s Internet Population
    23 September 2014 Huffington Post Tech
    The map of the world demonstrating internet population and penetration created by Mark Graham and colleagues is featured in Huffington Post.
  • Why global contributions to Wikipedia are so unequal
    8 September 2014 The Conversation
    Mark Graham authors an article explaining why the unequal global representation in Wikipedia matters and why it impedes Wikiepedia’s aim to be the ‘sum of all human knowledge’.
  • Geotagging reveals Wikipedia is not quite so equal after all
    18 August 2014 The Conversation
    Rather than being an equaliser, Wikipedia may be reproducing an established world view. Mark Graham writes about his work on inequalities in Wikipedia. For example, he says, the Middle East is massively underrepresented.
  • Geotagging reveals Wikipedia is not quite so equal after all
    18 August 2014 New Statesman
    Rather than being an equaliser, Wikipedia may be reproducing an established world view. Mark Graham writes about his work on inequalities in Wikipedia. For example, he says, the Middle East is massively underrepresented.
  • Infographic: A freelance working week revealed
    24 April 2014 Wired.co.uk
    Wired.co.uk reports on Mark Graham’s work on mapping patterns of work as part of a project on virtual labour. He will be visiting eight countries in Asia and Africa over two years to carry out the essential field work.