University of Maryland
CASCI

Fall 2019 Reading Group Schedule

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

Unless specified in individually below.

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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


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


October 15th, 2019

Reading: TBA

Citation: TBA

Keywords: TBA

Led by: Shawn Janzen


October 29th, 2019

Citation: Sawyer, S. B., & Jarrahi, M. H. (2014). Sociotechnical approaches to the study of Information Systems. In Computing handbook, third edition: Information systems and information technology (pp. 5-1). CRC Press.

Keywords: sociotechnical, information systems, historical roots, Tavistock, industrial engineering, human factors, participatory design, institutions, structuration, science and technology studies, social networks, actor networks, boundary objects, genres, biographies of artifacts, sociomateriality, domestication, computerization of movements, social informatics, multidimensional networks, economic sociology

Led by: Shawn Janzen


November 12th, 2019

Reading TBA
(Will lead into Kurt Luther’s following talk on Nov. 19th that bridges experts, crowds, and AI to support complex sensemaking tasks like historical research, investigative journalism, and intelligence analysis.)

Citation: TBA

Keywords: TBA

Led by: Shawn Janzen