With an relatively intense schedule, I attended two conferences during the week before Thanksgiving. First, I flew to DC for two days to catch up with colleagues and presented my paper at NCA. Then, while I regrettably missed my own award ceremony, I was able to present my dissertation findings at the 2013 annual meetings of the Midwest Association of…read more →
I was at the 2012 Summer Social Webshop at the University of Maryland during August 20th-24th, 2012. This was one of the best professional development events in various fields such as communication research, Internet and media studies, computer and information science, sociology, and science and technologies etc. Here is a snapshot of me during my introduction.
The debate has been there for a while, it is one of the main reason drawing me into the whole PhD biz. Here are the recent articles that stirred the pot. Sherry Turkle, The flight from conversation at NYT. Stephen Marche, Is Facebook Making Us Lonely? at The Atlantic. A somewhat related and very sensational one: Does the internet breed…read more →
Twitterclaims that they have 140 million active users, which is pretty significant, however accurately.Here are some media coverages: