University of Maryland
CASCI

Fall 2019 Reading Group Schedule

CASCI Group Activities:
2119 Hornbake Bldg. South Wing
11:00 am – 12:00 noon

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September 17th, 2019

Citation: Schuler, D. (2019). A Hacking Atlas: Holistic Hacking in the Urban Theater. In The Hackable City (pp. 261-282). Springer, Singapore.

Keywords: Civic intelligence, Activism, Hacking, Holistic hacking, Hacking spaces, Governance, Social change, Cities, Enablers, Hackability, Coordination

Led by: Shawn Janzen

This reading helps setup for the CASCI Guest Talk with Mols Sauter about Communities of Citation and the Cultural Circuits of Capital in the Early Days of Venture Capital


October 1st, 2019

Citation: Matheus, R., Janssen, M., & Maheshwari, D. (2018). Data science empowering the public: Data-driven dashboards for transparent and accountable decision-making in smart cities. Government Information Quarterly.

Keywords: Data science, Dashboards, E-government, Open government, Open data, Big data, Smart City, Design principles, Transparency, Accountability, Trust, Policy-making, Decision-making

Led by: Shawn Janzen

This reading helps setup for the CASCI Guest Talk with Noel Isama on Smart Cities and Proactive Transparency.


October 15th, 2019

Citation: Roelofsen, M. & Minca, C. (2018). The Superhost. Biopolitics, home and community in the Airbnb dream-world of global hospitality. Geoforum 91: 170-181.

Keywords: Airbnb, Sharing economy, Tourism, Biopolitics, Home, Community

Led by: Shawn Janzen

This reading helps setup for the CASCI Guest Talk with Nina Medvedeva about Negotiating the Civic Good Through Short-Term Rental Laws and Romantic Anti-Capitalism


October 29th, 2019

Citation: Olguín, Daniel Olguín, Waber, Benjamin N., Kim, Taemie, Mohan, Akshay, Ara, Koji, Pentland, Alex. 2009. “Sensible Organizations: Technology and Methodology for Automatically Measuring Organizational Behavior.” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B 39(1):43–55.

Keywords: organizational behavior, social computing, sociometric badges, wearable computing

Led by: Shawn Janzen

This reading helps setup for CASCI Guest Talk with John Parker about Sociometers and Sensibility.


November 12th, 2019

Citation: Sukrit Venkatagiri, Jacob Thebault-Spieker, Rachel Kohler, John Purviance, Rifat Sabbir Mansur, and Kurt Luther. 2019. GroundTruth: Augmenting Expert Image Geolocation with Crowdsourcing and Shared Representations. Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. 3, CSCW, Article 107 (November 2019), 30 pages.

Keywords: crowdsourcing; crowd-augmented expert work; geolocation; investigation; verification; journalism; misinformation; shared representations; real-time crowdsourcing; expert; crowd; sensemaking; visual search

Led by: Shawn Janzen

This reading helps setup for CASCI Guest Talk with Kurt Luther about Crowd Sleuths: Solving Mysteries with Crowdsourcing, Experts and AI .