[CFP] The Ignite Workshop 2018 (Aug 1-3)

Ignite Connecting Technologies & Communities: Understanding and Facilitating Community-Based Technology Innovation August 1-3, 2018 | College Park, Maryland Smart and connected communities hold the promise of improved safety, health, sustainability, and economic development. Realizing this promise depends upon investment in smart and connected community infrastructures, but no matter how much is spent on technical infrastructures …

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[Call for Participation] CHI Workshop on Values & Design in HCI Education

http://www.nyu.edu/pages/projects/nissenbaum/vid/chi2014.html Workshop Summary How do we teach future engineers, designers, and citizens to understand values issues that arise in the design of technologies, and to identify and embody specific values in design? This one-day workshop, on Sunday, April 27, 2014, will bring together researchers and practitioners in human-computer interaction (HCI), information science, product design, the …

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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 …

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