It would be nice if all of the data which sociologists require could be enumerated because then we could run them through IBM machines and draw charts as the economists do.
However, not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted
– William Cameron, Informal Sociology (1963)

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About the project

COHUBICOL (Counting as a Human Being in the Era of Computational Law) will investigate how the prominence of counting and computation transforms many of the assumptions, operations and outcomes of the law.

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RaC 'n RoL: to have or not to have legal effect?

In March 2022, Mireille Hildebrandt delivered a keynote at the Rules as Code 2.0 Global Plenary. She shared the content of that keynote on COHUBICOL’s research blog, hoping to contribute further to the conversation.

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