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  1. May 2021
    1. data are [...] elements that can be abstracted from [...] phenomena

      what's the difference between Data and Concepts? to conceptualize, or translate a phenomenon into a concept is similar to the process of 'data abstraction' Kitchin talks about?

    2. Datafication, the authors argued, involves much more than converting symbolic materialinto digital form, for it is datafication, not digitization, that “made [digital] text indexable andthus searchable”

      One could be tempted to assert that digitization is a matter of mediality, while the datafication is a matter of epistemological concern. It is to say that datafication is a particular gnoseological process that not only translate an 'event' from a medium to another, but rather a process of refinement of the event qualities.