App Studies Initiative

The App Studies Initiative (ASI) is an international collaboration to advance app research. We are based at the universities of Toronto (Canada), Amsterdam (Netherlands), and Siegen (Germany).

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Store, interface, package, connection

Store, interface, package, connection: Methods and propositions for multi-situated app studies by Michael Dieter, Carolin Gerlitz, Anne Helmond, Nate Tkacz,… Read More

Call for abstracts — special issue on “Apps and Infrastructures”

Special Issue on “Apps and Infrastructures” edited by Carolin Gerlitz, Anne Helmond, David Nieborg, and Fernando van der Vlist We… Read More

The Political Economy of Social Data

The Political Economy of Social Data A Historical Analysis of Platform–Industry Partnerships by Anne Helmond, David B. Nieborg, and Fernando… Read More