Gina Neff

Oxford Internet Institute

gina.neff@oii.ox.ac.uk

Reflecting on Chapter 1 of The Age of Sharing, by Nicholas John

Last month, Culture Digitally shared an excerpt from The Age of Sharing, the new book from Nicholas John. Below, several CD contributors reflect on the aims of the book, and its resonance with related concerns. Nik offers a brief response at the end. The book is now available in the U.S. as well as around the […]

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Culture Digitally in Spanish Translation- Gina Neff’s “Que nos Enseñan, Sobre Grandes Archivos de Data y Propiedad Intelectual, Los Senos de Angelina Jolie”

On March 11 2016 the New York Time’s had piece about lags between genetic testing for breast cancer and guidance on what patients should do when they have important genetic data on hand.  One of our contributors, Gina Neff, posted a piece about such conundrums back in May 2013.  For that reason and because I […]

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On the 30th Anniversary of the UCSD Communication Department

For the last few years, I have jokingly referred to a “La Jolla School” of Communication. This invisible college has grown up around the Communication Department at the University of California, San Diego. And as a school of thought it is represented by the current faculty, of course, and the Ph.D. alumni who are also […]

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What Angelina Jolie’s breasts teach us about big data and intellectual property

Angelina Jolie’s powerful op-ed confession in Monday’s New York Times about her preventative double mastectomy has many people talking about her breasts and her choices. But we also need to talk about her data: Who owns it and who gets to use it? Currently there are very few clinical actions that can be taken based […]

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Who Owns the Future? Not the Middle Class

Jaron Lanier, in the latest contribution to the public conversation about how we live with technology, blames the Internet for the fall of the middle class.  Only the problem is he’s wrong. In his new book Who Owns the Future? Lanier argues that the information economy in general and network technologies in particular are to […]

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