New Publication: Spam and Educators’ Twitter Use

Several months ago, I wrote about a presentation on spam in educational Twitter research that I prepared with my colleagues Jeff Carpenter, Matt Koehler, and Bret Staudt Willet. Since that presentation, we’ve been hard at work continuing this project, and I’m pleased to announce that Spam and educators’ Twitter use: Methodological challenges and considerations has is now available “online first” through TechTrends. At …

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In the Age of AI (Frontline, PBS)

  Something to share with your normie (i.e., non-technical) friends :-) I can’t point to anything specific I learned from the documentary, but I was entertained and interested throughout. For a non-specialist, this is a very good introduction to the topic. See also Manifold Podcast #16 with John Schulman of OpenAI :-) John Schulman is …

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The Peril and Promise of Historians as Data Creators: Perspective, Structure, and the Problem of Representation

[This is a working draft of a chapter in progress for an edited collection.] Data-Driven History Digital historians are well-familiar with notion that the larger community of historians generally has been skeptical of and cautious about data-driven scholarship. The controversies surrounding Robert Fogel and Stanley Engerman’s 1974 work, Time on the Cross: the Economics of American …

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