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    Poster Printing

    by  • February 13, 2009 • Presentations, Research, Technology • 0 Comments

    Grad students print a lot of posters. Every time this grad student tries, something goes horribly wrong. So, finally, I’ve documented a successful poster printing process, and now I’ll share it with you. Background Info: Before you even begin to design your poster, make sure you know The dimensions your poster is allowed to...

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    Call for Participation – ICLS Workshop

    by  • March 27, 2008 • Collaboration, Presentations, Research • 0 Comments

    I’m hosting a workshop at ICLS 2008 with Stephanie Teasley, Volker Wulf, Eric Cook, and Jude Yew  – The Missing Chapters: Learning Sciences Beyond the Classroom. This workshop will provide momentum toward building a community of Learning Sciences researchers who focus on learning that takes place in non-traditional contexts with learners of any age....

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    iConference Roundtable

    by  • January 11, 2008 • Presentations, Research, Talks, Wikis • 0 Comments

    Sean Munson and I will be hosting a roundtable discussion at the iConference at UCLA in February. The preconference wiki is up and ready for your contributions. Here’s the description of the roundtable: ——————— Professional students, whether undergraduates or masters’ students, represent a significant portion of the iSchool community. How do iSchools effectively educate...

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    Explaining myself to technology product groups

    by  • November 26, 2007 • Collaboration, Dissertation, Organizations, Presentations, Research, Technology, Wikis • 0 Comments

    I have a meeting tomorrow with a leader of a product group at a Silicon Valley-based household name. On the itinerary, I’m described as “a PhD student who has worked on use of social media and etc. by science and engineering research groups”. I’ve been asked to come up with a 3-5 minute introduction...

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    Argh. Again.

    by  • September 6, 2007 • Dissertation, ECC, Presentations, Research, Talks • 1 Comment

    I’m having trouble convincing myself that staying involved in big science projects is a tenable arrangement for me. Big science drives a lot of SI’s money, and I’m starting to feel a bit like a puppet. Sure, I think big science is interesting and valuable. Who doesn’t want an anthrax vaccine or concrete that...

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    Notes for 688

    by  • January 25, 2006 • Presentations, Teaching • 0 Comments

    Stuff to think about: 1:1 chats, social, work, coordination, interruption what about emotion, sarcasm, stuff you don’t want logged feature creep, federation Systems on the web: Babble – from IBM, designed for small, defined workgroups http://www.research.ibm.com/SocialComputing/babble.htm Adium – tabbed multi-client IM for Mac examples from logs: Adrienne Sat Jan 21 Ben on Yahoo Wed...

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