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The Internet in Everything: Freedom and Security in a World with No Off-Switch

Reading Group – Tuesday, April 7th, 202011:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Guest Speaker – Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 11:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK North 0302J Please note CASCI is co-hosting Dean Laura DeNardis as part of the iSchool Dean’s Lecture Series. This event will not be in our usual meeting room and while […]

Blogging Black Feminism

Reading Group – Tuesday, March 24th, 202011:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Guest Speaker – Tuesday, March 31st, 20202:00 pm – 3:00 pmHBK South 2119 Note the guest speaker time is not our usual time. Location & remote participation are the same as usual. Reading Group (March 24) This reading helps setup for the […]

[CASCI Talk] Social Media Impact on Online News Consumption: Echo Chambers, Information Diversity, and Ideological Polarization

Tuesday, February 11th, 2019 11:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description There is concern that social media creates echo chambers in which homophily in online social networks and filtering by content selection algorithms combine to limit exposure to diverse viewpoints, thereby encouraging individuals to adopt more extreme ideological positions. Yet, empirical evidence regarding the […]

[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 […]

Citizen Science Conference 2015

Save the Date! February 11 & 12 for Citizen Science 2015 Conference and Gathering What: Citizen Science is a partnership between everyday people and professional scientists to investigate pressing questions about the environment, human health, societal issues, and more—studies that range from the microscopic to the galactic, and are taking place in communities, cities, and countries […]

Charting Collections of Connections in Social Media: Creating Maps and Measures with NodeXL

Marc Smith, Social Media Research Foundation, NodeXL project October 2, 2013, 9-11am Univ. of Maryland, Art-Sociology Building, room 2115 Networks are a data structure common found across all social media services that allow populations to author collections of connections.  The Social Media Research Foundation‘s NodeXL project makes analysis of social media networks accessible to most users of the […]

[Call for Papers] Citisen 2013 : Second International Workshop on Citizen Sensor Networks

Link: http://nin.site.ac.upc.edu/citisen2013/index.html Sep 18, 2013 – Sep 18, 2013 (Barcelona) Submission Deadline: Jun 22, 2013 Notification Due: Jul 14, 2013 Final Version Due: Sep 1, 2013 CALL FOR PAPERS 2nd International Workshop on Citizen Sensor Networks (Citisen2013) at the European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS’13) September 19, 2013 – Barcelona, Spain http://nin.site.ac.upc.edu/citisen2013 ——————————————————————— Scope ——————————————————————— […]

[Call for Papers] HICSS 47(2014) – Digital and Social Media Track

Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) Minitracks: Social Networking & Community | Social Media & Learning, Location: Big Island, Hawaii, USA When: January 6-9, 2014 Papers Due: June 15, 2013 Call for Papers Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences HICSS 47, January 6-9, 2014, Hilton Waikoloa, Big Island, Hawaii Papers due June 15, 2013 to […]

[Call for Papers]: 2nd CFP – 2013 International Annual Conference on Social Media and Society

CALL FOR PAPER ABSTRACTS, PANEL PROPOSALS AND POSTERS What: 2013 International Conference on Social Media and Society Where: Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada When: September 14-15, 2013 Website: http://SocialMediaAndSociety.com/ Twitter hashtag: #SMSociety13 IMPORTANT DATES: Paper & Panel Abstracts Due: May 1, 2013 Paper & Panel Notification: May 20, 2013 Poster Abstracts Due: May 30, 2013 […]