Video: Some dimensions of social media talk at ICWSM 2008

International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM) 2008 Some dimensions of social media Marc Smith Talk reviews sociological concepts of social media and visualizations of computer-mediated collective behavior. Slides: 2008 - ICWSM - Marc Smith - Some Dimensions Of…

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Theory and Petabyte Science

I recently came across an article in Wired, "The End of Theory:  Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete".  To sum it quite quickly:  the volumes of data available to entities such as Google allow analysis of data without hypotheses,…

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Conference: CIKM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management

Increasingly, technical conferences are featuring topics that make them look like sociology conferences! The upcoming Conference on Information and Knowledge Management describes itself as targeted at the "database, information retrieval, and knowledge management communities. The purpose of the conference is…

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