David Beer

David Beer is a professor of sociology at the University of York and writes about culture, media, politics and society. Find out more about his SAGE Book The Data Gaze here.

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t’s Academic Book Week 2020! The theme this year is the environment, and makers, providers and readers of academic books will be celebrating them as vehicles for ground-breaking ideas. To kick off the week, David Beer, author of ‘The Data Gaze,’ discusses the notion of ‘digital atrophy’ and consumer capitalism within the technological and social environment we inhabit.

3 years ago