03 Dec 2015 — 20 Mar 2016 - Now Closed

A Big Bang Data Reading List

Data & Design

From selfies to privacy; and the nuts and bolts of the internet to the history of data - our selection of must-read books, available at the Data Store, Big Bang Data's shop, open to all.

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All of the books selected below are available to buy at the Data Store during #BigBangData at Somerset House.



London data exploration

Source: theinformationcapital.com

Source: theinformationcapital.com

LONDON: The Information Capital: 100 maps and graphics that will change how you view the city by James Cheshire & Oliver Uberti

Source: Amazon

Source: Amazon


Data visualisation creatives


Source: informationisbeautiful.net

Information is Beautiful by David McCandless


Source: indextwo.com


Delving deeper into the Internet


Tubes: A Journey to the Centre of the Internet by Andrew Blum

Andrew Blum

Source: andrewblum.net


Processing, and sculpting the world’s data


World Processor by Ingo Gunther


Queen of the selfies


Selfish by Kim Kardashian


Data Self Discovery


Dataclysm by Christian Rudder

Ok Cupid’s CEO delves deep into the trove’s of the internet to reveal what we know, or don’t want to know, about ourselves.


Cracking the code – making data history

bletchley-park-code-analysts-qchq-620 via CBS News

Source: CBS News

Alan Turing, The Enigma by Andrew Hodges

Data Store, our Big Bang Data shop, is open to all throughout the exhibition.

Opening times are available here.


Big Bang Data ran from 03 Dec 2015 — 20 Mar 2016