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  • chelsea.barabas | MIT Center for Civic Media
    he came to MIT to share the insights he s distilled in his new book Geek Heresy Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of Technology Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Geek Heresy Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of Technology chelsea barabas s blog Out of the Shadows Into the Streets Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement Sasha Costanza Chock s Latest Book Release Submitted by chelsea barabas on November 10 2014 12 21pm This is a live blog from a talk given last Thursday by Sasha Costanza Chock Assistant Professor of Civic Media in the Comparative Media Studies Writing Department at MIT It was collaboratively written by Gordon Mangum Yu Wang Lilia Kilburn and Chelsea Barabas For another great record of this talk check out EthanZ s blog post To open his talk Sasha shares some of his prior experiences working as both an activist and a researcher of social movements Previously he worked extensively with an organization called VozMob which enables people to use cheap phones to enable people to post media When he arrived at MIT he took the base software developed with the VozMob project and created Vojo a platform for sharing stories via phone or SMS Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Out of the Shadows Into the Streets Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement Sasha Costanza Chock s Latest Book Release chelsea barabas s blog Awesome Insights from Hack 4 Diversity Submitted by chelsea barabas on July 15 2014 3 11pm This past weekend I attended CODE2040 s second annual Hack 4 Diversity a weekend long hackathon focused on addressing issues of diversity within tech CODE2040 s summer fellows along with some amazingly helpful and inspiring members of the broader community spent the weekend working on projects to promote diversity in a sector that is still comprised largely by white males Teams explored a broad range of challenges that minorities and women face along the path to entering the professional world of tech Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Awesome Insights from Hack 4 Diversity chelsea barabas s blog Calculated bias The pitfalls and potential of algorithmic recruitment Submitted by chelsea barabas on May 8 2014 9 43am Ten years ago a pair of researchers decided to investigate the role that racial bias plays in the contemporary labor market They sent out fictitious resumes to companies who published help wanted ads in newspapers from Boston and Chicago To manipulate the perceived race of the applicant each resume was given either a very Black sounding name i e Jamal Lakisha or a very White sounding name i e Emily Greg The results revealed significant discrimination against stereotypical African American names White names receive 50 percent more callbacks for interviews The variation was particularly stark for well qualified applications For White names high quality credentials elicited 30 percent more callbacks whereas a far smaller increase was documented for African Americans More

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  • Petey | MIT Center for Civic Media
    Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Liveblogging ODR2015 Conceptualizing Process Re Design What s Involved Petey s blog Liveblogging ODR2015 Re designing Processes for the Future Submitted by Petey on June 4 2015 1 44pm I m here at the ODR2015 conference at Pace Law School ODR2015 is the annual meeting of the Online Dispute Resolution Forum an international assembly of lawyers mediators technologists and others who care about technology and dispute resolution It is cohosted by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution where I am a fellow This liveblog represents a best efforts account not a direct transcript of the lecture presentation and or panel The keynote address edit slides at ODR2015 is delivered by my colleage and friend Colin Rule cofounder and COO of Modria and former head of dispute resolution at eBay PayPal Modria spun out of eBay a few years ago with the goal of integrating eBay PayPal style dispute resolution into any system or service from peer economy companies to courts and municipalities Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Liveblogging ODR2015 Re designing Processes for the Future Petey s blog Liveblogging ODR2015 What does it mean to Incorporate ODR into Court Practice and Procedure A Comparative Approach Submitted by Petey on June 4 2015 11 36am I m here at the ODR2015 conference at Pace Law School ODR2015 is the annual meeting of the Online Dispute Resolution Forum an international assembly of lawyers mediators technologists and others who care about technology and dispute resolution It is cohosted by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution where I am a fellow This liveblog represents a best efforts account not a direct transcript of the lecture presentation and or panel The second session at ODR2015 is a panel titles What does it mean to Incorporate ODR into Court Practice and Procedure A Comparative Approach It s moderated by Dan Weitz Statewide Alternative Dispute Resolution Coordinator New York Office of Court Administration Panel participants include Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Liveblogging ODR2015 What does it mean to Incorporate ODR into Court Practice and Procedure A Comparative Approach Petey s blog Liveblogging ODR2015 Considering ODR in the Dispute Resolution Paradigm and Its Impact on Lawyers Submitted by Petey on June 4 2015 10 34am I m here at the ODR2015 conference at Pace Law School ODR2015 is the annual meeting of the Online Dispute Resolution Forum an international assembly of lawyers mediators technologists and others who care about technology and dispute resolution It is cohosted by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution where I am a fellow This liveblog represents a best efforts account not a direct transcript of the lecture presentation and or panel The opening lecture of ODR2015 is delivered by Richard Susskind an independent author speaker and adviser to law firms in house legal departments judiciaries and governments around the world He is President of the Society for Computers

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  • D. | MIT Center for Civic Media
    MIT Center for Civic Media D D Researcher All content Attribution ShareAlike 3 0 United States CC BY SA 3 0 unless otherwise noted A project of MIT Comparative Media Studies and the MIT Media Lab with funding from the

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  • hiDenise | MIT Center for Civic Media
    hearing in full I sent back a report I ve been encouraged to share it here It has been slightly altered to provide links and to make it coherent outside of the Media Lab community Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Peer economy Recap Transportation licensing hearing in Cambridge hiDenise s blog Peer Economy Keep it real to catalyze the sharing economy Submitted by hiDenise on May 18 2014 11 46pm Last week I was in San Francisco as a panelist and plenary speaker at the inaugural SHARE conference The event was organized by Peers a research partner in January and SOCAP and I spoke about the future of work I also gave a lightning talk at the closing plenary All of the plenary speakers had to bookend their lightning talk with catalyze the sharing economy I took advantage of this five minute window to urge thoughtful discussion This is the script that I more or less adhered to I ve been at MIT for the last few years researching peer to peer marketplaces When I got the prompt for this talk BLANK will catalyze the sharing economy I had lots of different reactions But in the five minutes I have I want to say that straight talk is what will catalyze the sharing economy Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Peer Economy Keep it real to catalyze the sharing economy hiDenise s blog Will it happen A makerspace for the homeless Submitted by hiDenise on March 1 2014 10 59pm During my last trip to San Francisco I heard about Marc Roth s unconventional but sensible use of assistance money when he was homeless He bought a membership to an SF makerspace Marc learned the ins and outs of digital fabrication

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/hidenise (2016-04-29)
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  • elplatt | MIT Center for Civic Media
    elplatt on April 21 2015 9 42am For those of us who work with data we get used to visualizing in our mind and develop an intuition for it For everyone else data visualization usually takes the form of a diagram on a small two dimensional screen Standard data plots can take an exciting idea and turn it into something boring or even worse drudge up memories of panicked high school math exams This experimental data sculpture attempts to draw the viewer into the visualization and connect them with the data on an intuitive physical level The sculpture shows the amount of coverage the U S mainstream media gave to Net Neutrality between January 2014 and April 2015 while the FCC was creating revised Net Neutrality rules Each of the 33 panes of clear acrylic represents a two week time slice with the size of an etched circle corresponding to the amount of coverage The top row shows total Net Neutrality coverage with the other three rows representing coverage of innovation discrimination and regulation in reference to Net Neutrality Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Data Sculpture Media Perspective elplatt s blog Andrew Keen The Internet is Not the Answer Submitted by elplatt on March 31 2015 3 45pm Live notes from a lunch talk by Andrew Keen Notes by Ed Platt and Ali Hashmi Ethan introduces Andrew as a former silicon valley entrepreneur then historian He s since focused on understanding the culture of silicon valley Andrew set out to write about the history of the Internet Although the book is called The Internet is Not the Answer he thinks it needs to be the answer In the book he concludes that so far the Internet is not the answer and that the digital revolution is not doing what it expected it to do He suggests that The Internet can t be described as a single entity Rather he sees the beginning of a Networked Age Since at least 1995 it s been common to hear that it s too early to make conclusions about the Internet He argues that we can Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Andrew Keen The Internet is Not the Answer elplatt s blog Making Together with Jeff Sturges Submitted by elplatt on January 29 2015 2 11pm Live notes taken at Jeff Sturges s Director s Fellow workshop on January 22 2015 Jeff Sturges ML Director s fellow and Founder Mount Elliott Makerspace jeffsturges Jeff has many years making and participating and makerspaces He s had both successes and failures he d like to share with us He sees makerspaces as a big category that includes things like fab labs grant funded community spaces member run hackerspaces and commercial hierarchical groups like TechShop When Jeff first started he tried to do it alone to keep things cheap He blames his gray hairs on this and suggests working with others He admires the model used by

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  • schiappa | MIT Center for Civic Media
    as Philosophy Rhetoric Quarterly Journal of Speech Rhetoric Review Argumentation Communication Monographs and Communication Theory He has served as editor of Argumentation and Advocacy and received NCA s Douglas W Ehninger Distinguished Rhetorical Scholar Award in 2000 and the Rhetorical and Communication Theory Distinguished Scholar Award in 2006 He was named a National Communication Association Distinguished Scholar in 2009 He now holds the Paul W Frenzel Chair of Liberal Arts

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  • ericfrenchmonge | MIT Center for Civic Media
    Costa Rica ericfrenchmonge s blog Civic media finale Submitted by ericfrenchmonge on December 5 2011 11 18am When I talked about what I thought civic media before we began our course I made an emphasis on participation and process Participation in the creation of our own tools and expressions so we don t have to passively rely on those that are given to us The process of participating and interacting with information is a process of experimentation and of conversation with ourselves and each other This process creates community the ability to talk with each other share and form relationships on the basis of information http civic mit edu blog ericfrenchmonge democratizar los medios Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Civic media finale ericfrenchmonge s blog Final project outline Submitted by ericfrenchmonge on November 30 2011 11 46am The outline for the project in a very disorganized way and very late and the order of things could change later Any suggestions Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Final project outline ericfrenchmonge s blog Desobediencia digital en Costa Rica Submitted by ericfrenchmonge on November 21 2011 12 01pm En el momento que escribo este texto un grupo de hackers llamado el Security Warriors Team SWT lanzó un ataque al sitio web de la empresa de teléfonos celurares Movistar de Costa Rica este viernes 18 de noviembre Los hackers sobrepusieron la imagen del sitio y logo de su grupo en la portada del sitio web de Movistar cr La imagen esta a continuación http www nacion com 2011 11 18 Portada Hackers atacaron pagina web de Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Desobediencia digital en Costa Rica ericfrenchmonge s blog Panorama de medios en Costa Rica Submitted by ericfrenchmonge on

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/ericfrenchmonge (2016-04-29)
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  • gabi | MIT Center for Civic Media
    gabi s blog Stories and Fables Liveblog From the MIT Knight Civic media Conference Submitted by gabi on June 18 2012 6 35pm knightfoundation on livestream com Broadcast Live Free Note This was written with the significant help of Amy Johnson Introduction Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Stories and Fables Liveblog From the MIT Knight Civic media Conference gabi s blog Pre Occupied With Occupation Habermas Prefigurative Politics Effective Protest Center Submitted by gabi on December 23 2011 12 56pm This past May I presented a thesis abstract proposal to the review board of the Dynamic Media Institute at MassArt that focused on how dynamic media may elevate the level of public discourse in our country My feeling at the time was that the media s penchant for polarized debates combined with social media s weak tied high speed nature left us without the means for substantive civil debate political or otherwise How serendipitous then the fact that a public protest movement centered around political and economic discourse popped up just as I was gaining a stronger understanding of the theories behind civic participation via Intro to Civic Media Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Pre Occupied With Occupation Habermas Prefigurative Politics Effective Protest Center gabi s blog Responsibilities of Civic Media Submitted by gabi on December 5 2011 11 12am In reviewing my original principles of civic media I don t see too many opportunities to revise I admitted in September that the view was a bit simplistic and boring and I stand by that assertion today After the voluminous amount of reading we ve done this semester however I do feel the need to attach an addendum Civic media makers are extremely powerful in their ability to influence and

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