Week 5 wrap-up

This post is even more administrative than most of what I write, but it should provide you an update of what’s ahead. How-to presentations continue today, and most of you have a blog post to write by Sunday night; all of you have blog comments to make.

You should read Piskorski Chapter 5 for Monday, when we’ll begin discussing Facebook. The chapter compares Facebook to a Japanese platform called mixi, and the contrast should help you see Facebook a little more clearly. We will also start a new round of class contributions on Monday, meaning that anyone will be eligible to volunteer for daily questions again.

We will finish our discussion of data ethics today, focusing on informed consent as the difference between traditional research and the testing that many companies use with their online products.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s