The worksheet has been posted and is now available for download over on the assignments page.
More on Big Data
For those interested in analyzing Tweets, some details about approaches and tools: A collection of presentations on Twitter research methods.
Round up of relevant articles, videos from around the web on big data: big content/big data quickies.
Some links from class today, examples of photo manipulation, misrepresented images:
Good and Bad Interviews
From our discussion in class today, examples of good and bad interviews from “Learning from Strangers” by Robert Weiss:
- Examples of Bad Interviews (with commentary)
- Example of a Good Interview (with commentary)
- Handout from today – quality criteria for interviews
The worksheet for assignment 2 was handed out in class on Thursday (10/11) and is available for download on the assignments page. The assignment itself is due 11/6/12.
Guest Speaker Confirmed
We have a guest speaker now scheduled for November 13th. Kathi Kitner is a Senior Researcher/Anthropologist with Intel Labs based in Hillsboro, OR. The session on ‘ethics’ has been moved to November 8th. Please make note of these changes to the schedule.
Class Cancelled Thursday
Just a reminder that class is cancelled on Thursday (10/4) due to Prof. Burrell being out of town.
Readings for Tuesday, Office Hours Cancelled
In preparation for Stuart Geiger’s guest talk on the ethnography of Wikipedia (scheduled for Oct 2nd), I’ve added the following readings to the syllabus:
Also, since I will be out of town, I will not be holding office hours this week.
Assignment #1 worksheet
The worksheet for assignment 1 is available here. This worksheet contains all the details for what you should do in your 1-page analysis and what you will turn in to me on Tuesday Oct. 9th.
Crash of Air France 447
Following from the piece on Distributed Cognition in the Airplane Cockpit, here is a very detailed account in Popular Mechanics about the crash of air france flight 447.