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  1. Apr 2020
    1. “Big Data reveals insights with a particular range of data points, while Thick Data reveals the social context of and connections between data points.”21
    2. Adapting Tricia Wang’s notion of “thick data,”

      https://dscout.com/people-nerds/people-are-your-data-tricia-wang So what is thick data? It’s a term you coined, right? "Thick data is simply my re-branding of qualitative data, or design thinking, or user research, gut intuition, tribal knowledge, sensible thinking—I’ve heard it called so many things. Being open to the unknown means you will embrace data that is thick. Ostensibly it’s data that has yet to be quantified, is data that you may not even know that you need to collect and you don’t know it until you’re in the moment being open to it, and open to the invitation of the unknown in receiving that."

  2. Dec 2018
    1. Ethnographic findings are not privileged, just particular: another country heard from. To regard them as anything more (or anything less) than that distorts both them and their implications, which are far profounder than mere primitivity, for social theory.

      This tension exists in HCI as well.

      Interpreted data vs empirical data and how each is systematically analyzed.

  3. Dec 2015