This is the transcript of the Digital Methods Initiative Advanced Program Projects week 2 opening talk on Issuecrawler 1.0 and Social Media by Anne Helmond. The 2.0 denotes an ‘improved’ or progressional version of the web that builds upon and develops Web 1.0. […] Implicitly rooted in this vision of the web is a sense… Read more How Web 1.0 is the Issuecrawler?
Last Monday we started our DMI Summer School with the Digital Methods Training Certificate Program where we discussed the “Foundations for Online Research with Digital Methods.” Please head over to the Digital Methods Initiative blog if you want to keep up-to-date on our talks and projects: Pre-Foundations of Digital Methods When words are “keywords”: Query design… Read more Digital Methods Initiative Summer School 2010 coverage
With members of the Digital Methods Initiative we participated in Hack de Overheid where we created a mockup of Tikkr. Tikkr displays the pulse of media spaces and the pace of issues across different media spaces. Our concept won the third prize, woohoo! Notes and slides from our presentation are located below the photos. All… Read more Photos Hack de Overheid & Tikkr
On Tuesday we celebrated the book launch of Frank Meeuwsen’s Bloghelden, a history of the Dutch blogosphere from 1995 to 2005, at SETUP in Utrecht. I was asked to give a presentation on a project Esther Weltevrede and I are working on: Mapping the Dutch blogosphere over time. In his article ‘Links, Lives, Logs: Presentation… Read more Mapping the Dutch Blogosphere #Bloghelden
I was honored to be invited by The Berkman Center for Internet & Society and the University of St. Gallen to participate in the expert-workshop “Research Methods in the Digitally Networked Information Age” in Brunnen, Switzerland from 10 to 12 May 2010. On Tuesday Christian Sandvig and I moderated the “Evolution of Methods” panel in… Read more On the Evolution of Methods: Banditry and the Volatility of Methods
Last summer during our DMI summerschool I worked with Vera Bekema, Liliana Bounegru, Andrea Fiore, Simon Marschall, Sabine Niederer, Bram Nijhof, Richard Rogers and Elena Tiis on a project titled ‘The Nationalities of Issues: Rights Types.’ We looked at the most significant rights types per country according to local Google results of the query for… Read more The Nationalities of Issues: Rights Types