Summer Institute in Computational Social Science
Jun
17
to Jun 30

Summer Institute in Computational Social Science

For those unable to attend in person, we will be live-streaming each day from approximately 9:00am to 5:30pm ET.

From the evening of Sunday, June 17 to the morning of Saturday, June 30, 2018, the Russell Sage Foundation will sponsor the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, to be held at Duke University. The purpose of the Summer Institute is to bring together graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and beginning faculty interested in computational social science. The Summer Institute is for both social scientists (broadly conceived) and data scientists (broadly conceived). The co-organizers and principal faculty of the Summer Institute are Christopher Bail and Matthew Salganik.

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Jun
25
to Jun 28

ICWSM-18

THE 12TH INTERNATIONAL AAAI CONFERENCE ON WEB AND SOCIAL MEDIA

The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM) is a forum for researchers from multiple disciplines to come together to share knowledge, discuss ideas, exchange information, and learn about cutting-edge research in diverse fields with the common theme of online social media.

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Jul
12
to Jul 15

IC2S2 2018

4TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE

Save the date for this interdisciplinary event designed to connect a diverse community of researchers — academics, industry experts, open data activists, government agency workers and think tank analysts — who are dedicated to advancing social science through computational methods

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Jul
26
6:00 PM18:00

Digital Power: A ground-breaking journey to reveal the new centres of power and control in the twenty-first century

SAGE Ocean Speaker Series #4

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In this talk, we'll hear Carl discuss his journey to find the reality of power today. From a cyber-crime raid in suburbia to the engine rooms of Silicon Valley, and from the digital soldiers of Berkshire to the hackers of Las Vegas, he will explain how power – the most important currency of all – is being transformed, fought over, won and lost.

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Jun
11
to Jun 12

How technology fails us, and what we can do about it

SAGE Ocean Speaker Series #3

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Our digital lives are built on the promises of strangers. Promises about how technology will change your life, or who will maintain this code, or what will happen to your data.

This talk will cover what we can do about it. Keith Porcaro, fellow at Harvard's Berkman Klein Center, will present his work on data trusts, a legal tool for governing and protecting digital movements.

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May
27
to May 30

Web Science Conference

The 10th International ACM Web Science Conference 2018 will be held from Sunday, May 27 to Wednesday May 30, 2018 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. It is organized by the Network Institute, the VU Department of Informatics and the VU International Office/Centre for International Cooperation. The WebSci conference series is overseen by the Web Science Trust; previous editions took place in AthensRaleighKoblenzEvanstonParisIndianaOxfordHannover, and Troy, NY.

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May
24
4:00 PM16:00

Data and inequality: Perceptions of inequality and their links to political instability: The role of data science

The event will be livestreamed at bit.ly/TuringLive

This seminar series features leading scholars and development industry practitioners working in the nexus of data and inequality. They reflect on the influence of the ever-increasing presence of data on processes of data and inequality. The speaker presentations will be followed by a discussion amongst the seminar participants. (The seminars are also intended as opportunities for networking).

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May
17
6:00 PM18:00

Violence: VR & Video Data - Experimental Research into Violent Events

SAGE Ocean Speaker Series #2

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Mark Levine is a Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Exeter whose research focuses on the role of social identity in pro-social and anti-social behaviour.

Join us to hear Mark talk about his experimental research into aggressive and violent events, where he used CCTV footage and Immersive Virtual Environments to study perpetrator, victim and bystander behaviour.

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Apr
23
to Apr 27

The Web Conference

Bridging natural and artificial intelligence worldwide.

The Web Conference series aims to provide the world a premier forum for discussion and debate about the evolution of the Web, the standardization of its associated technologies, and the impact of those technologies on society and culture.

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Apr
18
to Apr 20

AOM Specialized Conference: Big Data and Managing in a Digital Economy

Hosted by the University of Surrey, in collaboration with the following Divisions and Interest Groups of the Academy of Management: Strategic Management (STR), Human Resources (HR), Management Consulting (MC), Organizational Behavior (OB), Organizational Communication & Information Systems (OCIS), Organization & Management Theory (OMT), Organizations & the Natural Environment (ONE), Social Issues in Management (SIM), Technology & Innovation Management (TIM).

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Mar
8
6:00 PM18:00

Big Data & the IRS: The End of Privacy

SAGE Ocean Speaker Series #1

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Kimberly A. Houser is a tech attorney and social media law professor at Washington State University.

She is the author of the Legal Guide to Social Media and The Use of Big Data Analytics by the IRS: Efficient Solution or the End of Privacy as We Know it?

Join us to hear Kimberly talk about her research of the IRS (the US taxing authority) and its illegal use and processing of big data.

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Feb
2
to Feb 4

Social Science Foo Camp

SAGE is proud to be hosting the first Social Science Foo Camp in collaboration with Facebook and O'Reilly Media. Through this event we are looking to bring together some of the leading thinkers within the fields of social science and technology.

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