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Community Technolgies

CANCELLED: Civil Liberties in the Age of Face Recognition

Due to a complication, the speaker had to cancel for today. We are looking to reschedule, but as an alternative to the CASCI talk, we support attending The MTI Talk today. MTI Distinguished Seminar SeriesDiana Furchtgott-RothDeputy Assistant Secretary for Research and TechnologyUnited States Department of Transportation Research (OST-R): Where Is It Headed? Tuesday, February 2510:30am~11:00 Networking […]

[CASCI Talk] Crowd Sleuths: Solving Mysteries with Crowdsourcing, Experts and AI

Tuesday, November 19th, 201911:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description Professional investigators in fields such as journalism, law enforcement, and academia have long sought the public’s help in solving mysteries, typically by providing tips. However, as social technologies capture more digital traces of daily life and enable new forms of collaboration, members of the […]

[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 […]

[Call for Papers] CRIWG 2013 : 19th International Conference on Collaboration and Technology

Call For Papers Conference Series : International Workshop on Groupware Link: Oct 30, 2013 – Nov 1, 2013 (Wellington, New Zealand) Submission Deadline: Apr 24, 2013 Notification Due: Jun 1, 2013 Final Version Due: Jul 1, 2013 INTRODUCTION We invite you to participate in the 19th International Conference on Collaboration and Technology. The Conference […]

[Call for Paper] IADIS (International Association for Development of the Information Society) Collaborative Technologies 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS Link: Jun 22, 2013 – Jun 26, 2013 (Prague, Czech Republic) Submission Deadline: Apr 1, 2013 Notification Due: Apr 29, 2013 Final Version Due: May 25, 2013   – Deadline for submissions (1st call – extension): 1 April 2013 — IADIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE COLLABORATIVE TECHNOLOGIES 2013 Prague, Czech Republic, 24 – 26 […]

[Call for Papers] InfoSocial 2013: Bridging Media, Technology and Social Science

Call for Papers InfoSocial 2013: Bridging Media, Technology and Social Science A graduate student conference hosted by the Media, Technology, and Society (MTS) program at Northwestern University InfoSocial is a student-run conference dedicated to showcasing graduate student research that is theoretically engaging, methodologically sound, and socially relevant. We welcome submissions that engage multiple ways of thinking […]

Open Software Jumpstarts Academic Communities

City University of New York (CUNY) researchers have developed Commons in a Box, an open source software platform that enables universities and other organizations to create academic communities for faculty, staff, administrators, and students. The software runs on WordPress and a plug-in for WordPress called BuddyPress. “When you build your own network, it’s meant to […]