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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 […]

Social Computing in “The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed.”

4. Social Computing by Thomas Erickson. Erickson, Thomas (2013): Social Computing. In: Soegaard, Mads and Dam, Rikke Friis (eds.). “The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed.”. Aarhus, Denmark: The Interaction Design Foundation. Available online at http://www.interaction-design.org/encyclopedia/social_computing.html As humans we are fundamentally social creatures. For most people an ordinary day is filled with social interaction. We converse with our family […]