Joshua Musson

Honours Student

17587751@sun.ac.za

Project title: Generating meaning in the age of ‘Big Data’: exploring ‘Big Data’s’ increasing impact on Astronomy, at Sutherland’s Astrological Observatory (SALT).

Joshua completed his undergraduate studies in BA Social Dynamics in 2017, at Stellenbosch University.  He is currently enrolled at the same university, in the Sociology honours programme.  His focus is centred around sustainability, climate change, and how Ecological Economics and technological change can offer an emerging alternative perspective in how we organise our socio-economic world.

Keywords: Sustainability; Climate Change; Ecological Economics; Automation; Complexity theory; Social Impact; Population Dispersion