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[CASCI Reading] Types of synthesis and their criteria

Tuesday, March 3rd, 202011:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Citation: Strike, K., & Posner, G. (1983). Types of Synthesis and Their Criteria. In S.A. Ward, & L.J. Reed (Eds.), Knowledge Structure and Use: Implications for Synthesis and Interpretation (pp. 344-361). Philadelphia: Temple University Press. Keywords: synthesis, types of synthesis, conceptual innovation, intellectual activities, dialectics, […]

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 […]

Information infrastructures for creative knowledge work

Reading Group – Tuesday, March 3rd, 202011:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Guest Speaker – Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 11:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Reading Group (March 3) This reading helps setup for the next week’s talk with Joel Chan and was selected by him to help inform his presentation and discussion. […]

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] 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 […]

Pardon our dust, but look around

The CASCI website has a basic theme design while we get a security & design update, but we’ll be all shiny & new very soon. Our site is still still active, so please look around at our events, team, and other pages.

[CASCI/HCIL] Mixed Reality Education: Integrating narrative, learning, and fun

Mixed Reality Education: Integrating narrative, learning, and fun Monday, December 14 at 11am in the HCIL (Hornbake South #2105) Abstract: Several new genres of narrative-based play have emerged in recent years. These experiences allow participants to imagine themselves as participants in an unfolding fictional world that intersects our everyday lives. Many of the properties that make these experiences entertaining […]