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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 […]

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] 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 […]

[Call for Papers] COSN 2013 : ACM Conference on Online Social Networks

Link: http://cosn.acm.org/ Conference: Mon-Tue October 7-8, Boston Abstract submission due: Friday June 21 23:59 GMT Paper submission due: Friday June 28 23:59 GMT Acceptance notification: July 31 Camera-ready copy due: Mon September 2 ACM Conference on Online Social Networks (COSN’13) With well over a billion people as members, today’s online social networks (OSN) pervade all aspects […]

[Call for Papers] TMSN 2013 : The 2013 International Workshop on Trajectory Mining in Social Networks

The 2013 International Workshop on Trajectory Mining in Social Networks Jun 14, 2013 – Jun 16, 2013 (Beidaihe, China) Submission Deadline: Mar 31, 2013 Call For Papers Social networks and social media are prevalent on the Internet and have become an active research topic attracting many professionals and researchers from a variety of fields. By […]

[Call for Papers] SPeL 2013 : 6th International Workshop on Social and Personal Computing for Web-Supported Learning Communities

SPeL 2013 6th International Workshop on Social and Personal Computing for Web-Supported Learning Communities http://software.ucv.ro/~epopescu/spel2013 In conjunction with ICSTCC 2013 17th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing http://ace.ucv.ro/icstcc2013 Sinaia, Romania 11-13 October 2013 Abstract Registration Due: May 15, 2013 Submission Deadline: May 22, 2013 Notification Due: Jun 30, 2013 Final Version Due: Jul […]

[Call for Papers] MAMA 2013 : Workshop on Metrics, Analysis and Tools for Online Community Management

Link: http://mama.west.uni-koblenz.de (Sep 19, 2013 – Sep 19, 2013, Koblenz, Germany) Submission Deadline: Apr 22, 2013 Notification Due: May 20, 2013 Final Version Due: Jul 1, 2013 Call For Papers ** Summary ** Online communities have become a part of many aspects of our everyday life. For many people they form an essential channel for communicating with […]