Category: GCDI Updates

A Beginner’s Guide to Building Your Website on the Commons

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As the semester winds down for students and faculty alike, there’s no time like the present to take a moment to think about your online scholarly profile. Do you have an online portfolio that gathers your various academic achievements in one place? If you haven’t done so already, consider creating a profile on the CUNY …

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Join us for the GCDI End of Year Showcase!

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Are you using digital technologies in your research? Are you interested in learning about digital initiatives at the Graduate Center? The GC Digital Initiatives End-of-Year Showcase highlights student research, teaching, and digital projects across the #DigitalGC community. Presentations feature semester-long projects produced by the MA in Digital Humanities Digital Praxis Seminar class. The Digital Praxis …

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Facebook: Friend or Foe?

Facebook: Friend or Foe? Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook, recently released an op-ed in The New York Times, “It’s Time to Break Up Facebook,” expressing concern about the monopolistic nature of Facebook and the power wielded by Mark Zuckerberg. Leapfrogging off concerns raised about Facebook’s recent mistakes, including “the sloppy privacy practices that dropped tens …

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How to request video recording service at the Graduate Center

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If you are organizing an event for your department, working group, or various other occasions, you might be interested in using the video recording services provided by the IT department at the GC. This blog post illustrates how to request the livestreaming and recording services for events that take place at the GC. It also …

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Internet Rules per Zuckerberg

In the Washington Post article, “Mark Zuckerberg: The Internet needs new rules. Let’s start in these four areas”, Zuckerberg calls for the government to make more regulations to preserve the legitimacy of the internet and safety for its consumers. Specifically, by: (1) regulating harmful content, (2) preserving election integrity, (3) protecting the privacy of its …

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Apply by April 30th to become a Videography Fellow

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GC Digital Initiatives is now accepting applications new fellows to join its Videography Fellows program during the 2019-2020 academic year. Ph.D. students with digital video editing and camera skills are invited to apply. The Videography Fellows Program promotes the scholarly activities of GC programs, centers, and initiatives by creating short promotional videos and shorter clips …

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