WebSci ACM Conference 2014 – 23-26 June

  ACM WebSci14 (http://www.websci14.org/) will be hosted by Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.   The ACM Web Science 2014 Conference will be hosted on the beautiful campus of Indiana University, Bloomington from June 23 to June 26, 2014. Web Science studies the vast information network of people, communities, organizations, applications, and …

Boston WOW (Web Observatory Workshop) Oct 9th 2013

Boston Web Observatory Workshop (WOW) – 2013 Location: MIT, Cambridge, MA (room tbc) Date: 9th October 2013 Time: 09:30 – 17:30 Overview The Boston Web Observatory Workshop (WOW) builds upon the success of the 1st international workshop on ‘Building Web Observatories’ held at Web Science 2013 in Paris, France, the …

San Francisco Web Observatory Workshop

Students, researchers and web scientists came together for a hackathon-sytle meet-up hosted by Mark Musen and the team at Stanford.

Post-grad researchers Ramine Tinati, Chris Phethean and Ian Brown from Southampton introduced the day with presentations of their research interests including:

  • Social Media effectiveness for Charities,
  • Message propgation in Social Networks and
  • Observation – how observatories are different

 

the session progressed into a data hack together kicked off by Vinay Goel from our partners at the Internet Archive to look at ways in which complex data sets can be wrangled, analysed and shared.