Ever wonder why the ligaments that connect your upper and lower legs were historically called your "crucial" ligaments?

It's because you kneed them.

RT @WikiResearch
Nate TeBlunthuis (@groceryheist) from @UWComm @NU_SoC will also present a recent @ACM_CSCW work that examines the effects of algorithmic flagging on fairness based on quasi-experimental evidence from @Wikipedia.

Paper dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/3449130

RT @amandalynneP
The new and improved version of "Data and its (dis)contents" is published at @Patterns_CP today! Co-authored with @rajiinio @emilymbender @cephaloponderer @alexhanna. Check it out here:

cell.com/patterns/fulltext/S26

It was so great hearing about all the stuff that folks at @haystack_csail are up to! Thanks @ACM_CSCW for prompting us to try "lab speed dating" and @sohwng for making it happen. Any other research groups out there want to connect with @comdatasci folks?
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RT @comdatasci
A bunch of folks from the collective had a wonderful time meeting with folks from @haystack_csail as part of the lab speed dating social event that was part of the so…
twitter.com/comdatasci/status/

Should online communities require accounts? My paper with @aaronshaw tries to answer this question. We started this project YEARS ago but its finally out in print in Communication Research! We've put together a very short video summarizing the work!

RT @comdatasci
Should online communities require accounts? @makoshark & @aaronshaw provide an answer in a new paper that was recently published in the journal Communication Research.
We've put together a short video (below) and blog post (blog.communitydata.science/the) that summarize the work.

My year at @CASBSStanford was one of the most intellectually exhilarating years of my life. More communication, social computing, and computational social science folks should be applying.
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RT @CASBSStanford
You, too, could find yourself in gauzy beauty shots of the CASBS campus that also vaguely convey stimulating intellectual interaction...

THE PORTAL IS OPEN. APPLY FOR A 2022-23 CASBS FELLOWSHIP. Deadline: Nov. 5, 2021.

Go he…
twitter.com/CASBSStanford/stat

RT @CASBSStanford
You, too, could find yourself in gauzy beauty shots of the CASBS campus that also vaguely convey stimulating intellectual interaction...

THE PORTAL IS OPEN. APPLY FOR A 2022-23 CASBS FELLOWSHIP. Deadline: Nov. 5, 2021.

Go here: stanford.io/2IavXBj

Interested in studying collaborative production in free culture and/or free/open source software? I'm recruiting PhD students to join me at the University of Washington and in my research collective @communitydata. Don't hesitate to reach out if you're curious or if you have any questions.

blog.communitydata.science/app

My student @salt just gave a great talk on his master's thesis work on "Resilience in FLOSS: Do founder decisions impact development activity after crisis events?" at 'w : debconf21.debconf.org/talks/24

Nice writeup by the @torproject of some recent work I've been doing on Tor users contributing to @Wikipedia. The two papers described were led by @kaylea and Chau Tran!
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Wikipedia has tried to block Tor users since 2007, alleging vandalism, spam, and abuse. New research tells a different story: people use Tor to make high-quality contributions to Wikipedia, often to topics like politics, technology, and religion. https…
twitter.com/torproject/status/

Woohoo! @jdfoote got @ICA_CAT's dissertation award! I feel super honored to server on @jdfoote's committee and know what the selection committee saw. Jeremy did *great* work. Thanks for making @comdatasci look good, Jeremy!
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We are happy to announce this year's Dordick Dissertation Award Winners
@jdfoote and @nzamanz
twitter.com/ICA_CAT/status/126

I'm finding @staeiou@twitter.com's "Rise and Fall of the Note" dataviz on previous CSCW paper word lengths to be SO USEFUL in the part of @ACM_CSCW@twitter.com reviewing where we are asked to decide if a paper's contribution is commensurate to its length. doi.org/10.1145/33593241

Only one more day to register to learn and in Seattle at @UW@twitter.com over three upcoming Saturdays and Sundays. Workshops are FREE, run by volunteers, and supported by @escience@twitter.com and @UWComm@twitter.com. Join us!
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Learn and (or volunteer to mentor) at the sixth "Communit@UW@twitter.comata Science Workshops" in in January/February!…
twitter.com/makoshark/status/1

Learn and (or volunteer to mentor) at the sixth "Community Data Science Workshops" in in January/February! Register before noon Sunday January 12 at: wiki.communitydata.science/Com

My research group @comdatasci has started work on a new NSF grant that's looking at ecological dynamics in online communities. @groceryheist and @jdfoote led the work and @aaronshaw and I are PIs.
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Modeling the ecolo@comdatasci@twitter.activitypub.actorics of online organizations https://blo…
twitter.com/comdatasci/status/

Come join my research collective @comdatasci! Applications to work directly with me at @UwCom are due 12/1. I'm happy to talk about the possibility of joining our group either this round or at some point in the future!
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It's grad school application seaso@comdatasci@twitter.activitypub.actore considering a PhD in communication, infor@UwCom@tw…
twitter.com/comdatasci/status/

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