» On the Reddit Community

The search for “Reddit community” on Google News returns no fewer than 12,900 results. Media coverage of the recent turmoil on the site often takes the “community” part of the equation as a given. The “Reddit community” acts both as subject and an object of action. It is apologized to, it wants to make its voice heard, and it demands. But to what extent is Reddit a community? What makes for...
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» network experiments

A citation network diagram before layout. This is meant to illustrate the influence of clustering algorithms on analysis. Read more at ACLA’s State of the Discipline Report, “Digital Displacement”.

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» piracyLab in the news

Sarah Laskow from Columbia Journalism Review stopped by the lab last week and wrote a great piece about piracyLab. Here is a short excerpt:

“In anticipation of Congress’ next big fight over copyright, legal academics are working to gather data and learn how copyright actually works in the real world. But lawyers aren’t the only academics who have been using empirical techniques to gather information on the people who work...
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