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Sedaris on undecideds

David Sedaris in the Shouts & Murmurs column of the New Yorker, entitled Undecided. On undecideds: I look at these people and can’t quite believe that they exist. Are they professional actors? I wonder. Or are they simply laymen who want a lot of attention? To put them in perspective, I think of being on […]
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Gaming the (Twitter) election

Last night, we did a hyper-short meeting of my large Intro Interactive grad seminar, so that we were able to go to a panel discussion on race, gender, and age in the coverage of the election. One of the objectives of the day was to get folks Twittering, and so, in about 4 minutes, I […]
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[ir9] First session (and my paper)

Yesterday, the Internet Research 9.0 conference got going at IT University in Copenhagen with a set of workshops. I participated as a mentat mentor, and I’m not sure how much the doctoral students got out of it, but I learned a great deal. It’s an interesting way of meeting academically, since we tend to deliver […]
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