Interview: Data resists the five-act form (2019)

An interview by Cristina Cochior & Ruben van de Ven with Francis Hunger on 18 September 2019 published on Plotting Data. Full Interview here:

»As I mentioned, I struggle with the insistence on the algorithm in media theory. Take for instance any kind of programming handbook for MySQL and when you just go through the first 30 pages you notice it doesn’t talk about the algorithm. It speaks about the information model or the data model. That is: how to organize the data in a way that it can be queried.«