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CSST 2014 : Participants, Mentors and Schedule

The mentors and attendees for the 2014 CSST Summer Institute have been announced. Once again we received many more applicants than we are able to accept, continuing the event’s trend of attracting a diverse group of researchers to the annual event, as well as 3 concurrent events, emerging from prior CSST Institutes and workshops, that build CSST’s…

CSST Announces the Call for Participation in the 2014 Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems (CSST) Summer Institute

July 8 – July 10, 2014 (arrival July 7; departure July 11 for 3 full days) University of Missouri – Columbia, Columbia, MO MOOCs, Education and learning; personal health and well-being; open innovation, eScience, and citizen science; co-production, open source, and new forms of work; cultural heritage and information access; energy management and climate change; civic…

Upcoming Codesign Workshop: Designing Data Narratives at Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum

Hosted by metaLAB(at)Harvard: June 27-28, 2013 In the second digitalSTS workshop at the Arnold Arboretum we will be exploring the potential of the “data narrative” as a hybrid genre for the expression of Science, Technology and Society (STS) scholarship. The design of data narratives is a new-media practice that merges distinct cultural forms for organizing knowledge:…

In memory of Dr. Dana Rotman

It is with great sadness that I am passing on the news that Dana (Dr. Dana Rotman) died last night. Her husband Yaron Rotman wrote to tell me that Dana died peacefully in his arms after saying goodbye to their three children and her mother. Dana was 42 years old and as many of you…

2013 Digital Societies and Social Technologies (DSST) Summer Institute

2013 Digital Societies and Social Technologies (DSST) Summer Institute (a joint effort of the Consortium for Science of Sociotechnical Systems (CSST) and the Summer Social Webshop) July 28 – August 1, 2013 University of Maryland College Park, Maryland USA MOOCs, Education and learning; personal health and well-being; open innovation, eScience, and citizen science; co-production, open…

CSCW and Education Workshop : Viewing Education as a Site of Work Practice (at CSCW 2013)

Educational organizations, whether they are formal or informal, present a work environment in which technology, and social and cultural interactions mediate unfolding work. What opportunities does this site of work practice hold for CSCW researchers and designers? And how might these educational organizations benefit from the work of CSCW? This one-day workshop will explore these…

Announcing iConference, 2013 Pre-Conference Workshop!

Announcing iConference, 2013 Pre-Conference Workshop! Sociotechnical Systems Research: Defining, Converging, and Researching as a Community  February 12, 2013, 8:30am – 5pm iConference 2013 Fort Worth, TX Co-organizers Rebecca Reynolds Rutgers University rebecca.reynolds@rutgers.edu Shuyuan Mary Ho Florida State University smho@fsu.edu Warren Allen Drexel University wsa25@drexel.edu James Howison University of Texas-Austin jhowison@ischool.utexas.edu Ingrid Erickson Rutgers University ingrid.erickson@rutgers.edu…

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