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CASCI Activities

[CASCI Talk] Sociometers and Sensibility

Tuesday, November 5th, 201911:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description New research methods can transform research specialties and disciplines by providing new types of data and enabling the asking and answering of new kinds of research questions. Sociometers – wearable electronic sensors that capture dynamic, quantitative data about embodied interactions – represent such a […]

[CASCI Talk] Smart Cities and the Need for Proactive Transparency

Tuesday, October 8th, 201911:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description Smart cities are an example of the profound impact of technology for local governments. With recent innovations in sensors and artificial intelligence, cities are able to measure and do more in service of their residents. At the same time, these advances present unique challenges […]

[CASCI Talk] Rent and Loathing in Beantown: Negotiating the Civic Good Through Short-Term Rental Laws and Romantic Anti-Capitalism

October 22nd, 2019 Description In the ideal city, every resident would have a place to live. Unfortunately, we are far away from this utopia due to the limits on space available to residents. Property ownership serves as a fundamental exclusion criteria as it helps determine which residents get to live in the city and which […]

[CASCI Talk] Chasing Something Beautiful: Communities of Citation and the Cultural Circuits of Capital in the Early Days of Venture Capital

September 24th, 2019 Description How did venture capital investment become the dominant mode of funding for high technology, inextricably linked in the popular consciousness with innovation, massive economic growth, and equally massive investor profits? By the early 1970s, venture capitalists were gaining name recognition as a distinct category separate from other types of investors. But […]

[CASCI Talk] An overview of Information Science in Brazil, its Graduate Programs and the R.E.G.I.I.M.E.N.T.O. researches at a glance: Perspectives and Challenges

September 10th, 2019 Abstract Information Science emerged in Brazil in the 1970s. The Federal Government created an Institute, a Graduate Program and a Scientific Journal. Today there are two associations, ABECIN (Associação Brasileira de Educação em Ciência da Informação/Brazilian Association of Education in Information Science) and ANCIB (Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Ciência […]

Meet & Greet

Join us for lively discussions and enjoy a light snack spread.  Meet new people and reconnect with summer stories.  Share your recent work, learn about new and upcoming activities, and other opportunities! All are welcome! When: Tuesday, Sept. 3rd at 11:00 am – 12 noon Where: HBK South Room 2119 We would love to see […]

Spring 2019 CASCI Activity Schedule

February. 5, 2019 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Talk with Priya Kumar: Enacting Fetal Ultrasound Online February 12, 2019 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Reading: Citizen science and the professional-amateur divide: lessons from differing online practices February 19, 2019 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Talk with […]

Fall 2018 CASCI Activity Schedule

Sept. 4, 2018 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Welcome to CASCI! (with free coffee and bagels) Sept. 11, 2018 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Reading: Information as thing Sept. 18, 2018 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Reading: Analyzing the functional dynamics of technological innovation systems: A scheme […]

Spring 2018 CASCI Activity Schedule

01/30/2018 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, No Meeting 02/06/2018 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Talk by Daniel Votipka: Hackers vs. Testers: A Comparison of Software Vulnerability Discovery Processes 02/13/2018 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Reading: Formality Considered Harmful: Experiences, Emerging Themes, and Directions on the Use of Formal […]

Fall 2017 CASCI Activity Schedule

9/12/2017 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Reading: What Is Citizen Science? – A Scientometric Meta-Analysis 9/17/2017 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, CASCI Lightning Talks 9/26/2017(11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Reading: Engineering the public: Big data, surveillance and computational politics 10/3/2017 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Talk by Dr. David […]