On August 20th at 6.30pm, I will be speaking at Beta-Local on Phantom Data. Hope you can make it!

Join me at Beta-Local in San Juan, Puerto Rico. I will be in residence with Beta throughout the month, where I will be giving a lecture and meeting people to talk more about experiences with data and debt. Beta-Local is located at Casa del Sargento, Calle Sol esquina Barbosa, VSJ.

JULY 17 2019

Quoted in article published in FiveThirtyEight.


MAY 29 2019

Quoted in article published in The New Scientist.

MAY 7 2019

Book talk and conversation with poet Jena Osman about her newest book, Motion Studies (Ugly Duckling Presse 2019) at Penn Book Center in Philadelphia. For more information:

MAY 2 2018

I will be giving an invited guest seminar at the Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation at Mines ParisTech. For more information, visit:

APRIL 26-27 2018

I am co-convening a workshop (with Dr. Federica Lucivero) on the ethical implications of open data in health and medicine at the Ethox Centre, Nuffield Department of Population Health at University of Oxford.


I will be giving a book talk about Healthcare and Big Data as part of the Roxboro Roundtables series at the Specter Center for Public Service at the Roxboro House, Philadelphia University/Thomas Jefferson University.

NOVEMBER 10 2017

I will be presenting a paper at the 11th Annual Symposium on Health Law & Policy, Privacy, Big Data and the Demands of Providing Quality Patient Care. Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy, School of Law, Loyola University, Chicago.


I will be speaking about Healthcare and Big Data and consent, ownership and transparency in health data to the Institute on Policy in Medicine and Law at Washington University of St. Louis. Contact Sam Garner, for more details.

MAY 2 2017

I will be giving a Lunchtime Colloquium about Healthcare and Big Data to the Culture, Communication and Media graduate program at Drexel University, noon to 2pm in PSA 114. Contact Chrissy Vanella for details.

JAN 16 2017

I will be giving a seminar in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at King’s College, London. Kind support given by the department and by Drs. Christine Aicardi and Federica Lucivero.

JAN 11-13 2017

I will be speaking at the Data Journeys in Biomedicine workshop at the Egenis Centre, Exeter University. I will also be speaking with the Diagnosis Group in the SPA department. Kind support given by the Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, and the Egenis Centre. Special thanks to Drs. Niccolò Tempini and Sabina Leonelli, organizers. 

NOV 10 2016


I will be reading at the Physick House in Philadelphia.