Danah Boyd “danah boyd”;
How “Demo-or-Die” Helped My Career; In Her Blog hosted on Medium; 2017-08-01
tl;dr → Dr. Boyd
doesdid like busking; it is unbecoming. She has better patrons now. She is first smong equal of the peers she cites. But she learned something by that experience. Book
Architectural Intelligence: How Designers and Architects Created the Digital Landscap, MIT Press; 2017-10-27; 320 pages; Amazon:0262037068: Kindle: no, paper: $35+SHT. Concept
<quote> Everything about what I do as a researcher is rooted in the goal of using empirical work to help challenge people’s assumptions and generate new frames that people can work with. <snip/>And that requires being able to explain your thinking to anyone at any moment. And that’s the skill that I learned from the “demo-or-die” culture.</quote>
“handwaving,” attributed to Stewart Brand.
“deploy-or-die,” attributed to Joi Ito.
“publish-or-perish,” in academia, attributed to Nicholas Negroponte as “dismissal.”
Stewart Brand; The Media Lab: Inventing the Future at M.I.T.; Penguin Books; 1989-09-03; some pages; Amazon:B017YC9V3I: kindle: no, paper: $11+SHT. Molly Steenson;
Architectural Intelligence: How Designers and Architects Created the Digital Landscap, MIT Press; 2017-10-27; 320 pages; Amazon:0262037068: Kindle: no, paper: $35+SHT.
Joi Ito opines “Deploy-Or-Die”; Some Cub Reporter; In O’Reilly Media; 2014-04.
The Great Silicon Valley Bubble Machine; Adrienne LaFrance; In The Atlantic; 2015-09-20.
tl;dr → Are we in a bubble? Self-attestation survey says
yes; some lesser fools are quoted (saying no, hoping to entrain more greater fools). Mentions
For color, background & verisimilitude … activists & startup boosters.
Danah Boyd, principal researcher, Microsoft Research; Data & Society Research Institute; an activist.
Kevin Kelly, co-founder,
Wired; a pundit. Katrina Lake, the founder & CEO, Stitch Fix, a startup.
Todd McKinnon, CEO, Okta.
Andrew Thompson, CEO, Proteus Digital Health.
Marco Zappacosta, CEO, Thumbtack.
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The Future of Privacy : Digital Life in 2025; Pew Research Center; 2014-12-18; 72 pages; landing. Who
Lee Rainie, Director, Internet, Science, and Technology Research, Pew Research
Janna Anderson, Director, Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center
Miguel Alcaine, International Telecommunication Union area representative for Central America;
Jari Arkko, chair of the Internet Engineering Task Force;
Francois-Dominique Armingaud, formerly a computer engineer for IBM now teaching security;
danah boyd, research scientist at Microsoft;
Stowe Boyd, lead at GigaOM Research;
David Brin, author of
The Transparent Society; Bob Briscoe, chief researcher for British Telecom;
Vint Cerf, vice president and chief Internet evangelist at Google;
David Clark, senior scientist at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory;
Glenn Edens, research scientist at PARC and IETF area chair;
Jeremy Epstein, lead director for the US National Science Foundation’s Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program;
Seth Finkelstein, a programmer, consultant and EFF Pioneer of the Electronic Frontier Award winner;
Bob Frankston, Internet pioneer and innovator;
Dan Gordon of Valhalla Partners;
Jonathan Grudin, principal researcher for Microsoft;
Joel Halpern a distinguished engineer at Ericsson;
Jim Hendler, Semantic Web scientist and professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute;
Francis Heylighen, a Belgian cyberneticist investigating the evolution of intelligent organizations;
Christian Huitema, distinguished engineer with Microsoft;
Jeff Jarvis, director of the Tow-Knight Center at the City University of New York;
Mike Leibhold, senior researcher at the Institute for the Future;
Herb Lin, chief scientist for the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board at the US National Academies of Science;
Clifford Lynch, executive director of the Coalition for Networked Information;
Alice Marwick, author of
Celebrity, Publicity, and Branding in the Social Media Age; Peter McCann, a senior staff engineer in the telecommunications industry;
Jerry Michalski, founder of REX, the Relationship Economy eXpedition;
Craig Newmark, founder of Craig’s List;
Ian Peter, pioneer Internet activist and Internet rights advocate;
Raymond Plzak, former CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers, now a member of the board of ICANN;
Jason Pontin, editor in chief and publisher of MIT Technology Review;
Howard Rheingold, pioneering Internet sociologist;
Mike Roberts, Internet Hall of Famer and longtime leader with ICANN;
Mark Rotenberg, president of the Electronic Privacy Information Center;
Paul Saffo, managing director of Discern Analytics and consulting associate professor at Stanford;
Henning Schulzrinne, Internet Hall of Fame member;
Tiffany Shlain, founder of the Webby Awards and host of
The Future Starts Here; Barbara Simons, former president of ACM and board chair for Verified Voting;
Doc Searls, director of ProjectVRM at Harvard’s Berkman Center;
Hal Varian, chief economist for Google.
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Why big data evangelists should be sent to re-education camps; Stilgherrian; In ZDNet; 2014-09-19.
Summary: Big data is a dangerous, faith-based ideology. It’s fuelled by hubris, it’s ignorant of history, and it’s trashing decades of progress in social justice. Mentioned
Fifth Generation Project; Jimi Wales Wiki. Graham Greenleaf (editor); (thematic issue on) Communications Surveillance, Big Data, and the Law; In
University of New South Wales (UNSW) Law Journal; Volume 37, Issue 2; 2014-09.
danah boyd, Kate Crawford;
Critical Questions for Big Data: Provocations for a cultural, technological and scholarly phenomenon; In Information, Communication & Society; Volume 15, Issue 5; 2012-05-10; pages 662-679; landing Julie Cohen;
The Surveillance-Innovation Complex: The Irony of the Participatory Turn; In Darin Barney, Gabriella Coleman, Christine Ross, Jonathan Sterne, Tamar Tembeck (editors); The Participatory Condition; University of Minnesota Press; 2015, (forthcoming); probably the proceedings of #PCOND: The Participatory Condition, an international colloquium, held at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal on 2013-11-15 & 2013-11-16 at which activists & luminaries opined (colloquially).
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Suey Park, David J. Leonard; In Defense of Twitter Feminism; In Some Blog entitled Model View Culture; 2014-02-03.
Teaser: Call-out culture, gentrification on social media and the politics of feminist discourse online.
pointers to Studies. That. Show.
pointers to opinements of others
cool-ethno, street-anthro language around race, class, etc. handled as slurs and charges; and <halo>The Internet</halo>.
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