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Algorithmic glass ceiling in social networks: the effects of social recommendations on network diversity

Algorithmic glass ceiling in social networks: the effects of social recommendations on network diversity Stoica et al., WWW’18

(If you don’t have ACM Digital Library access, the paper can be accessed either by following the link above directly from The Morning Paper blog site, or from the… 1,189 more words

#TTT - Great Library Twitter Accounts

The other day I was discussing Twitter accounts with Librarian peers so I thought I would share ten accounts that were mentioned during that same conversation. 94 more words

Social Media

University of Queensland: Social network models provide new tool for ecology studies

University of Queensland: Social network models provide new tool for ecology studies. “Social media networks such as Twitter and Facebook have inspired a new method of describing how other species interact with one another. 32 more words

Research & Opinion

Kadyrov's Instagram is Creepy and You're Not Paying Attention

Ramzan Kadyrov is the head of the Chechen Republic and, in case you didn’t get a chance to see for yourself before his Instagram was deleted, a… 718 more words

Social Networks

How Segregated is Denison?

By Oliver Gladfelter

Just before this school year began, President Weinberg penned a letter to the class of 2021 with ten pieces of advice. Coming in at #6, he encouraged incoming students to “engage a wide range of people” and to “seek out people who are different from you.” While I fully agree with Weinberg on this, I also understand the human tendency to default to interacting with those who think, act, and even look similar to themselves. 928 more words

Tech Companies Are Ruining America's Image

Not long ago, Americans used to worry — constantly and loudly — about what their country’s main cultural export was and what it said about them. 1,147 more words

Argument

How to use Net-Map in Monitoring and Evaluation

Are you planning or implementing complex projects, that aim at social change? Are you wondering how innovations spread through a given social system? Or maybe connecting people to opportunities or strengthening the networks of the people you work with is an explicit goal of your work? 474 more words

Fine-tuning Implementation