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Coping in the era of coronavirus: A webinar for students

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As the situation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic continues to evolve, psychology students are facing unique challenges prioritizing their own well-being. This webinar is designed specifically to help undergraduate and graduate students navigate the shifting COVID-19 crisis. APA psychologists Lynn Bufka, PhD and Vaile Wright, PhD will help you: Identify the things you can control. Determine …

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Co-Opting AI: WHITENESS: An Event Organized by the Institute for Public Knowledge

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NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge, NYU Tandon’s Department for Technology, Culture and Society and the 370 Jay Project invite you to a discussion on diplomacy in the series on “Co-Opting AI.” Featuring Jessie Daniels, William R. Frey, Mutale Nkonde, Natasha Stovall and Mona Sloane in conversation, this event examines the intersection of whiteness and AI technology. …

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2020-2021 Graduate Student Public Humanities Fellowship – The Center for the Humanities

The Center for the Humanities at The Graduate Center, CUNY and Humanities New York announces the call for applicants for the 2020-2021 Graduate Student Public Humanities Fellowship. The Public Humanities Fellowship was developed by Humanities New York in partnership with nine New York research universities to bring humanities scholarship into the public realm and strengthen …

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Introducción a la línea de comandos en Bash | Programming Historian

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Muchas de las lecciones en The Programming Historian en español requieren que introduzcas órdenes a través de una Interfaz de línea de comandos. La manera habitual en la que los usuarios de computadoras interactúan actualmente con sus sistemas es a través de la Interfaz Gráfica de Usuario, o GUI (siglas de Graphical User Inteface). Esto …

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Data Voids | Data & Society

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In Data Voids: Where Missing Data Can Easily Be Exploited, Golebiewski teams up with danah boyd (Microsoft Research; Data & Society) to demonstrate how data voids are exploited by manipulators eager to expose people to problematic content including falsehoods, misinformation, and disinformation. Data voids are often difficult to detect. Most can be harmless until something …

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At Least 70 Countries Have Had Disinformation Campaigns, Study Finds

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With recent understandings about the circulation of disinformation especially as it relates to election campaigns, NY Times shared a report from Oxford University looking at the manner in which disinformation campaigns circulate. Despite increased efforts by internet platforms like Facebook to combat internet disinformation, the use of the techniques by governments around the world is …

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Garfinkel Prize Submission 2019

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The Garfinkel Prize recognizes exceptional work at the intersection of Digital Humanities and American Studies. It is awarded by the Digital Humanities Caucus of the American Studies Association.Submissions are due by October 1, 2019 Questions should be directed to Carrie Johnston at johnstc@wfu.edu If you need to mail materials (ie, if your project cannot be …

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New Storytellers: The Research Institute in Digital Ethnic Studies

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Apply to the the Research Institute in Digital Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln! The institute is an innovative, interdisciplinary, and collaborative two-week program (July 26 – Aug 8, 2020) will bring together scholars from Minority Serving Institutions who seek to advance their research and teaching using digital humanities approaches. These two weeks would …

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Zotero: It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s … Citation Management Software!

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Zotero is a piece of software intended to help you manage citations. That might not sound like much, but in practice it’s a portable, pluggable, online and on-your-computer tool that can keep track of all your research. It will collect information about your reading while you research. It can even function as a place to …

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Analyzing preprints: The challenges of working with SHARE metadata

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As can be seen from a series of recent publications, there is great interest surrounding preprints—scholarly manuscripts that are published ahead of peer review. And while these studies show a rise in the number of documents posted on preprint servers, they fail to offer a clear picture on how the growing number of preprint servers are …

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