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We are what we tweet: The Problem with a Big Data World when Everything You Say is Data Mined Jun 3, 2013

This post was written by: Fenwick McKelvey, Matthew Tiessen & Luke Simcoe Are we living in a simulated “reality”? Although a work of science fiction from 1964, the book Simulacron-3 asks a question relevant to our digitally-enabled world. The city … Continue reading

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The Relevance of Algorithms Nov 26, 2012

I’m really excited to share my new essay, “The Relevance of Algorithms,” with those of you who are interested in such things. It’s been a treat to get to think through the issues surrounding algorithms and their place in public culture … Continue reading

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Announcement: Without You, I’m nothing: Performances of the Self on Twitter (Zizi Papacharissi) Sep 13, 2012

Zizi Papacharissi just published a new article in the International Journal of Communication.  Her article, Without You, I’m nothing: Performances of the Self on Twitter is open access and available for immediate download. Online social platforms collapse or converge public and private boundaries, … Continue reading

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Is Twitter us or them? #twitterfail and living somewhere between public commitment and private investment Jul 31, 2012

This is about the fourth Olympics that’s been trumpeted as the first one to embrace social media and the Internet — just as, depending on how you figure it, it’s about the fourth U.S. election in a row that’s the … Continue reading

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Announcement: Affective News and Networked Publics: The Rhythms of News Storytelling on #Egypt May 11, 2012

Zizi Papacharissi just published a new article in the Journal of Communication.  Her article, authored with Maria de Fatima Oliveira, is titled Affective News and Networked Publics: The Rhythms of News Storytelling on #Egypt.  (Click on title for a link to the paper.) … Continue reading

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