Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

David Moats is a University Researcher at the Centre for Consumer Society Research the University of Helsinki. His research is mainly about digitization and the role of machine learning and artificial intelligence in transforming various industries including media, healthcare, politics and academia.

He is also interested in the methodological implications of these new sources of digital data for the social sciences, broadly conceived. He regularly works with computer scientists and designers to develop new research tools and approaches to digital data and has written about how such interdisciplinary works in practice.

David recently edited a book about Imposters with Steve Woolgar, Else Vogel and CF Helgesson was recently published by Bristol University Press and is currently writing a book about algorithms and decision making.

Fields of Science

  • 5141 Sociology

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.