The final day of IC2S2 kicked off with SAGE Ocean's Katie Metzler introducing the Ethics in Computational Social Science Panel, featuring Dr. Jake Metcalf, Dr. Laura Noren and Dr. Michelle Meyer.
Saturday started off with a fascinating keynote from Damon Centola on How Behavior Spreads. He talked about how weak and strong ties affect the spread of both simple and complex
The SAGE Ocean team are currently at IC2S2 - the 4th Annual International Conference on Computational Social Science, which is taking place at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Here's a round up of the action on Friday.
We are pleased to announce that the 2019 Concept Grants program is now open for applications. Now in its second year—learn more about the inaugural winners here—the Concept Grants program funds innovative software ideas that support social science researchers to work with big data and new technology. We have a small number of grants available, up to a maximum value of $35k (or £25k). Deadline for applications is 15th February 2019.
The Economic and Social Research Center hosted the biennial Research Methods Festival at the University of Bath last week.
Welcome to the first edition of the SAGE Ocean Recommended Research Blog. Each month we’ll be sharing a cross-discipline round-up of big data research from SAGE Journals.
Nowadays, issues related to the diffusion of fake news, rumours, hoaxes, as well as the diffusion of malware and viruses in online social networks have become so important as to transcend the virtual ecosystem and interfere with our businesses and societies. Currently, we are unable to effectively deal with these issues.
To learn more about the potential for VR to transform data visualization, Katie Metzler worked with SAGE colleagues, Diana Aleman and Andrew Boney and the team at Datavized, a startup based in New York City, on a project to turn data from one of SAGE’s data products, SAGE Stats, into a 3D VR experience.