Monthly Archives: June 2014

Utilizing Name Entity Recognition to Identify Unique Actors

by Jerome M. Hendricks My dissertation work explores the actions of intermediary firms in periods of rapid technological change. As our economy has become increasingly geared toward knowledge sectors (Powell and Snellman 2004), intermediary firms take on an increasingly important … Continue reading

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Tactics, causes, and theory: Who gets to define what counts as “activism”?

by Carla Ilten Recently, I gave a presentation at Theorizing the Web 14 in New York. It was entitled: “Activism 2.0: The Politics and Business of Platforms Built for Social Change.” When the presentation got sorted into a panel called … Continue reading

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Inspired or Civic: The Value of Art in Various Settings

by Michael De Anda Muñiz This past week I was able to attend a 96 Acres event (96 Acres is an art project on the Cook County Jail) at the Museum of Contemporary Art, a Latina artist’s job talk for … Continue reading

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