8th International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2)
UChicago Hosts International Computational Social Science Conference, Emphasizing Collaboration and Public Impact
Culture by Design Podcast: Surfing the Boundaries of Order and Chaos with James Evans
This week on Culture by Design, Timothy R. Clark is joined by James Evans, Director of Knowledge Lab at the University of Chicago. They talk about how to activate diversity, how to harness collective intelligence, and the paradoxical interplay between innovation and execution.
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Slowed canonical progress in large fields of science
Examining billions of citations among nearly a hundred million papers across all fields, we find a deluge of papers leads to a slowing of ideas and the ossification of canon.
Pros and Cons of casting Web of Science into a graph database
Should you choose a graph database over a MySQL counterpart for your dataset of interest? How to cast your dataset into a graph schema?
James Evans on Social Computing and Diversity by Design
Listen to Complexity, at the Santa Fe Institute for a conversation with James Evans on Social computing and diversity by Design
Journal of Social Computing Launch
Launch of new IEEE journal: the Journal of Social Computing (jOsOcO)
Knowledge Lab team wins the IRIS Researcher Award
Prof. James Evans, Brendan Chambers and Donghyun Kang were awarded the IRIS Researcher Award for 2020-2021
Analysis of Wikipedia finds politically polarized teams produce better work
The Knowledge Lab analyzed more than 200,000 Wikipedia pages
Bigger teams aren’t always better in science and tech
Analysis of 65 million projects finds smaller teams produce more innovative research