Published on February 20, 2014
Data Driven Societies: Redeﬁning Publics through Data Professors Gaze & Gieseking
Announcements! ✦ Hackathons: 2/26 or 4/23 from 6-9pm, VAC 3rd ﬂ. (must attend at least one) ! ✦ Field trip 2/28 at 11am-1.30pm, need IDs senaiben.org
What Does It Mean to Go Public? srogers.carto.db
Digital Natives, a.k.a. Digitized American Youth ✦ 77% have a cell phone ✦ 95% have internet access ✦ 80% with internet access use social media ✦ Average of 3,417 texts per month from the Pew Internet & American Life Project 2011-2012 digitalfamiysummit.com
Everyday life, i.e. proprietary ecologies dasburst.com
What makes proprietary ecologies important? ✦ Proprietary ecologies - the increasingly privatized environments our data ﬂow and lives exist within ! ✦ Accumulation by dispossession - enclosure of the commons to consolidate class power ! ✦ Cyborg - being psychologically and socially conﬁgured within information systems
The Deep Web & Tor ✦ Deep Web - the web that cannot be indexed by search engines like Google, Yahoo, or DuckDuckGo ! ✦ Tor - layers of encryption that are used to anonymize communication
Representing Representation ✦ 2-3 minutes: present you peer’s research based on her or his representation post ✦ 1 minute rebuttal: add anything else you want to ! When you are all complete, discuss: ✦ What surprised (or not) you about what you heard? ✦ What trends do you see developing across your hashtag theme? What is speciﬁc to you? ✦ What trends do you think could be explored further in your peers’ hashtag analysis in the future? And in your own future analysis?
So! What is public? ! And what is private? ! The debate rages on!
Next Class: Feb. 24 Today: even more publicness ✦ ! Blog comment: due Monday! email forthcoming during lab ✦ ! Readings: Golbeck, Irani, Ross ✦ ! ✦ Next class: ✦ digital / free / invisibilized labor ✦ cleaning/organizing your Twitter data