Spring 2019 CASCI Reading Group Schedule

02/12/2019

11 am – 12 pm
2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing

Reading: Citizen science and the professional-amateur divide: lessons from differing online practices

Citation: Dowthwaite, L., & Sprinks, J. (2019). Citizen science and the professional-amateur divide: lessons from differing online practices. Journal of Science Communication, 18(01).

Led by: Jonathan Brier

02/26/2019

11 am – 12 pm
2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing

Reading: Connected or informed?: Local Twitter networking in a London neighbourhood

Citation: Bingham-Hall, J., & Law, S. (2015). Connected or informed?: Local Twitter networking in a London neighbourhood. Big Data & Society2(2), 2053951715597457.

Led by: Myeong Lee

04/09/2019

11 am – 12 pm
2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing

Reading: Disrupting the Coming Robot Stampedes: Designing Resilient Information Ecologies

Citation: Feldman, P., Dant, A., & Lutters, W. (2018). Disrupting the Coming Robot Stampedes: Designing Resilient Information Ecologies. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/103136a

Led by: Jonathan Brier

04/23/2019

11 am – 12 pm
2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing

Reading: Moving to a World Beyond p 0.05

Citation: Ronald L. Wasserstein, Allen L. Schirm & Nicole A. Lazar (2019) Moving to a World Beyond “p < 0.05”, The American Statistician, 73:sup1, 1-19, DOI: 10.1080/00031305.2019.1583913

Led by: Chris Antoun and Brian Kim

05/07/2019

11 am – 12 pm
2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing

Activity: Two videos and a reading

Videos: Success through social physics – Alex Pentland TEDxBeacon Street and Alex Petland on Human AI

Paired Reading: Extract from Surveillance Capitalism (Chapter 15)

Citation: “Chapter 15.” The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: the Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power, by Shoshana Zuboff, 1st ed., PublicAffairs, 2019, pp. 416–444.

Led by: Vicky Marchand

CASCI Reading Group for Spring 2019 was organized by Jonathan Brier. Please direct paper requests for unclaimed weeks and questions about the schedule to brierjon@umd.edu.