DataLab faculty and students attended the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems this past week. CHI, the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction, was held in Denver, CO. Our paper Centralized, Parallel, and Distributed Information Processing during Collective Sensemaking was presented by lead author Peter Krafft.
PhD student Li Zeng will present her paper Let’s Workout! Exploring Social Exercise in an Online Fitness Community at the 2017 iConference this week. The paper is a collaboration with Zack W. Almquist at University of Minnesota and Emma S. Spiro. Zeng’s paper is a finalist for the Lee Dirks Best Paper Award.
Dr. Spiro presented new work at the University of California, Berkeley Department of Demography Brown Bag Seminar Series this week. Her talk Look Who’s Watching: Understanding the Audience of Police on Social Media explores demographic characteristics of the online audience for police accounts on Twitter.
Dr. Spiro is scheduled to speak at the NYC Data Science Seminar this week. The seminar is jointly organized by NYU, Cornell Tech, Facebook, Columbia University and Microsoft Research NYC.