Publications and Talks | MIT Center for Civic Media
Publications and Talks
Chelsea BarabasPanel member on two talks at DML 2014 Conference: Connecting Practices
- "Balancing Deep and Wide Impacts in the Design of Civic Tech"
- "Learning Where You Least Expect It: Games that Educate in Non-traditional Settings"
- Boston Sharing Economy Conference - Private-public partnership discussion with panelists from the Boston Redevelopment Authority, ZipCar and People and Planet Holdings (facilitator, December 2013 in Boston, MA)
- NPR’s 2013 Weekend in Washington - NPR Generation Listen session to bust myths about millennials in politics and work. Facilitated by NPR tech reporter Elise Hu (guest conversationalist alongside PolicyMic’s Chris Altchek, November 2013 in Washington, DC) http://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/70100
- CIRANO workshop on networks in trade & finance - From serfing landlords to surfing the web: the co-evolution of technology and paradigms of work (presenter, October 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) http://cirano.qc.ca/conferences//public/pdf/networks2013/program_networks2013.pdf
- 2013 Awesome Foundation Summit - Infrastructure for the Hustle Economy (panel facilitator, October 2013 in NYC) http://awesummit.tumblr.com/post/63798951348/infrastructure-for-the-hustle-economy
- 2013 MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference - Ignite presentation about Postmarked (June 2013 in Cambridge, MA) http://civic.mit.edu/blog/hidenise/postmarked-visualizing-disempowerment
- Filling the News Gap in Cambridge and Beyond – The most experimental storytellers: Citizen journalists (panel facilitator, May 2013 in Cambridge, MA)
- Harvard Business Review (December 2013) - Guest columnist emphasizing parallels between peer economy providers and domestic workers http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/12/the-peer-economy-will-transform-work-or-at-least-how-we-think-of-it/
- Shareable - Peer economy columnist (fall 2013) http://www.shareable.net/users/hidenise
- Room for Debate « The New York Times - Column on internet literacy alongside Cass Sunstein, Melvyn Dubofsky, Nicholas Carr, Eli Pariser, Carrol Doherty http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/10/22/reading-more-but-learning-less/having-information-vs-or-being-informed
- Learning module on how to work with citizen journalists for the Knight Digital Media Center (August 2012) - producer http://www.knightdigitalmediacenter.org/learning-module/working-citizen-reporters
- How The Sharing Economy Is Changing The Places We Work « Elise Hu, NPR (November 2013) - interviewee http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/11/14/244568645/how-the-sharing-economy-is-changing-the-places-we-work
- Could collaborative consumption gigs soon be your fulltime job? « Hayley Schultz, Collaborative Consumption (September 2013) - article on my research http://www.collaborativeconsumption.com/2013/09/13/collcons-gigs-fulltime-job/
- Forthcoming: Why is Boston ripe for co-working? Morning Edition, WBUR - interviewee as subject matter expert
- Costanza-Chock, Sasha, Schweidler, Chris, and the Out for Change: Transformative Media Organizing Project (2015). “Towards Transformative Media Organizing: LGBTQ and Two-Spirit Media Work in the United States.” Strengths & needs assessment by the Ford Foundation’s Advancing LGBT Rights Initiative, Research Action Design, and the MIT Center for Civic Media. New York: Ford Foundation. Available online at transformativemedia.cc.
- With members of the VozMob project. Mobile Voices. Communications Research in Action: Scholar-Activist Collaborations for a Democratic Public Sphere (pp. 177-196). Bronx, NY: Fordham University Press. (PDF)
- “Transmedia Mobilization in the Popular Association of the Oaxacan Peoples, Los Angeles.” In Bert Cammaerts, Alice Mattoni, A. and Patrick McCurdy (Eds), Mediation and Social Movements. London: Intellect.
- Schweidler, C., Waheed, S., Rey Mazon, P., and Costanza-Chock, S. (2012). “Summary of Findings from the Occupy Research General Demographic and Political Participation Survey (ORGS),” In Khatib, Killjoy, and McGuire (Eds.), We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation. Oakland: AK Press.
- Mic check! Media cultures and the Occupy movement. Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, 11(3-4), 375-385. (PDF)
- “Youth and Social Movements: Key Lessons for Allies.” The Role of Youth Organizations and Youth Movements for Social Change: Kinder & Braver World Project Research Series.
- Costanza-Chock, S. (2011). Digital popular communication: Lessons on information and communication technologies for social change from the immigrant rights movement. National Civic Review, 100(3), 29–35. (PDF)
- Costanza-Chock, S (with Ernest J. Wilson, III). (2011). "New Voices on the Net? The Digital Journalism Divide and the Costs of Network Exclusion," in Lisa Nakamura and Peter Chow-White (eds.), Race After the Internet. New York and London: Routledge. Draft available at http://schock.cc/docs/ejw_scc_newvoices.pdf.
- Keynote speaker: “Community organizing, neighbourhood development and crowdfunding”, Kansas City Community Capital Fund Annual Conference. Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City MO, January 2014. (Video forthcoming)
- Workshop leader: "Fund Camp, a Crowdfunding Workshop for Non-Profits", public workshop, Bauer Studios, Kansas City, MO. January 2014.
- Panel Chair: "Collaborative Placemaking", Awesome Foundation Summit. With Jamie Hand, Eric Ho and Archie Coates, Center for Social Innovation. New York City, October 2013.
- Guest Speaker: “Why We Need Voice,” MIT Alumni Leadership Conference. Cambridge, MA, October 2013 http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/timtalks/videos/27161-alc-rodrigo-davies
- Guest Speaker: "Civic Crowdfunding and Community Assets", Library of Congress Digital Preservation Conference 2013. Library of Congress, Washington DC, July 2013. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHhPS_0TM1A
- Panelist: "Futures of Crowdfunding", Personal Democracy Forum. With Erin Barnes, Mike Norman and Jordan Raynor. New York City, June 2013.
- Panelist: "Can Crowdfunding save local government budgets?", SXSW Interactive. With Jordan Raynor, Story Bellows and Eric Engelman. Austin TX, March 2013.
Press and pubs
- Quoted: "Built by the crowd: the changing world of public infrastructure", Wired, November 2013. http://www.wired.co.uk/magazine/archive/2013/11/features/built-by-the-crowd
- Quoted: "When Batman isn't available: crowdfund", Salon.com, October 2013. http://www.salon.com/2013/10/11/when_batman_isnt_available_crowd_fund/
- Interviewee: "When money is short, should cities crowdfund?", KUOW, Seattle, September 2013. http://kuow.org/post/when-money-short-should-cities-crowdfund"
- Author: “The Ethics of Crowdfunding.” Center for Digital Ethics and Policy. Loyola University of Chicago, December 2013. http://digitalethics.org/essays/the-ethics-of-crowdfunding/
- Author: "The Statue of Liberty and America's crowdfunding pioneer", BBC News, April 2013. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21932675
- Author: PBS IdeaLab blog, various. http://www.pbs.org/idealab/author/rdavies/
Artwork Exhibitions & Commissions
- Venice Biennial 2013. The Sixth Room: A visualization for the Bloomberg Lounge. June – Nov 2013. http://www.sarahszevenice2013.com/public-engagement/the-sixth-room
- Art on the Harbor Islands. Phases: Generative art in public space (with Sophia Brueckner). Boston, MA. Summer 2013. http://publicartboston.com/content/phases
- The MIT Media Lab & SXSW. iSkyTV networked installation. Boston, MA, & Austin, TX. Spring 2013.
- Turbulence Networked Art Commission, 2013. iSkyTV (with Sophia Brueckner). http://turbulence.org/Works/iSkyTV/
- Prospectus for the Nation, selected artist, Artists in Context, 2012-present. http://www.artistsincontextprospectus.org/prospectus/
- Interview and artwork featured in a chapter of Unsitely Aesthetics, Errant Bodies Press, 2012. http://unsitelyaesthetics.com/the-book/
- Artwork featured in the exhibition catalog for Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Vicious Circular Breathing, Borusan Contemporary, 2014. http://www.lozano-hemmer.com/texts.php
- (2009). Art and cartography. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography (pp. 190-206). Oxford: Elsevier Science. (PDF available at request)
- Moderator for a film screening of "Forbidden Voices: How to Start a Revolution with a Computer". Friday, March 28, 2014, 7PM. MIT Program for Women's & Gender Studies. http://web.mit.edu/wgs/events2/
- "Terra Incognita: An Experiment in Cosmopolitanism". Place, (Dis)Place and Citizenship Conference. Wayne State University. Detroit, MI. March 22, 2014.
- Guest Lecturer, "Civic Engagement and Data Visualization". Northeastern Center for the Arts and Information Design and Visualization Lecture Series. Northeastern University. Feb 19, 2014. http://www.northeastern.edu/camd/artdesign/events/
- Guest Lecturer, "Crash Course in Data Visualization". Multimedia Journalism Capstone class, Dept of Journalism, Emerson College. Jan 27, 2014.
- "Maps, News and Geography". Presentation to the Data Swap 2013 kickoff at Northeastern University. October 13, 2013. http://dataswap2013.com/
- Panelist & Moderator, "Location! The Importance of Geo-Data". South by Southwest 2013. Austin, TX. March 12, 2013. http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_IAP3870
- A Proposal for a Code of Ethics for Collaborative Journalism in the Digital Age: The Open Park Code.
- Interviewee: "App will help to track political goals" - "Aplicativo de celular vai controlar cumprimento de metas do poder público", 01/16/2014.
- Graeff, Erhardt, Stempeck, Matt, and Zuckerman, Ethan. "The Battle for 'Trayvon Martin': Mapping a Media Ecosystem On- and Offline," forthcoming, First Monday.
- Graeff, Erhardt. 2014. "Action Path: A Location-Based Tool for Civic Reflection and Engagement." To be presented at Place, (Dis)Place and Citizenship, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Mar 22.
- Graeff, Erhardt. 2014. TBD. To be presented at the Digital Media and Learning Conference, Boston, MA, Mar 8.
- Zuckerman, Ethan and Graeff, Erhardt. 2013. "Mapping Media Ecosystems to understand Digital Civics." Presented for the The Digital Humanities Distinguished Speaker Series, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, Nov 11.
- Graeff, Erhardt. 2013. “The Battle for ‘Trayvon Martin’: Mapping a Media Ecosystem.” Presented at Insiders and Outsiders: The 2013 MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference, Cambridge, MA, Jun 24. Video: http://www.livestream.com/knightfoundation/video?clipId=pla_9b44c829-ac7a-4c9d-87c7-b075de5fb1f6&time=650
- Graeff, Erhardt. 2013. “What We Should Do Before the Social Bots Take Over: Online Privacy Protection and the Political Economy of Our Near Future.” Presented at Media in Transition 8: Public Media, Private Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, May 5. Abstract and link to full paper: http://web.mit.edu/comm-forum/mit8/subs/abstracts.html#graeff
- Graeff, Erhardt. 2013. “Binders Full of Election Memes: Expanding Political Discourse." Presented at the Digital Media and Learning Conference, Chicago, IL, Mar 14.
- Graeff, Erhardt. 2012. Invited panelist for symposium on the future of journalism, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, Jan 29.
- Graeff, Erhardt, Earle, Grayson, Ruiz, Mariana, and Smith, Aaron. 2013. "Small Money in Politics." Presented at Awesome Summit 2013 - Connect, New York City, NY, Oct 21. Announcement: http://awesummit.tumblr.com/post/63800241223/small-money-in-politics.
- Graeff, Erhardt, Leavitt, Alex, Bausola, David, & Marra, Greg. 2013. "Bots for Civic Engagement." Presented at South by Southwest, Austin, TX, Mar 11. Announcement: http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_IAP3526; write-up: http://civic.mit.edu/blog/kanarinka/bots-for-civic-engagement-at-sxsw
- Graeff, Erhardt, Sauter, Molly, Stempeck, Matt, and Zuckerman, Ethan. 2013. "Click, Meme, Hack, Change: Civic Media Theory and Practice." Digital Media and Learning Conference, Chicago, IL, Mar 14.
- Graeff, Erhardt, Dwyer, Bryce, Hill, Benjamin Mako, and Hurwitz, Becky. 2012 "Decentralized Organizations and Open Brands." Awesome Summit: Connect, Cambridge, MA, July 23. Write-up: http://civic.mit.edu/blog/rahulb/awesome-summit-2012-decentralized-organizations-and-open-brands.
- Graeff, Erhardt. 2013. "Designing Civic Apps with and for Youth." Workshop conducted at Mozilla Festival, London, UK, Oct 27. Session notes: https://festival.etherpad.mozilla.org/mobile_designing-civic-apps-with-and-for-youth.
- Session Facilitator: Allied Media Conference, June 2013. - "Human Rights and Surveillance" - "Vojo workshop" - "Post apocolyptic e-reader"
- Discussion: NYU Human Rights, "Nothing to hide: New tactics on surveillance and technology for human rights activists." Oct 29, 2013 http://chrgj.org/event/human-rights-defenders-series-presents-nothing-to-hide-new-tactics-on-surveillance-and-technology-for-human-rights-activists-with-becky-hurwitz/
- Panel: apexart, "Private Matters." Feb 1, 2014. http://apexart.org/events/private-matters-panel.php
- Session facilitator together with Seeta Gangadharan and Emi Kane: Eyebeams Prism Break, "But I Have Nothing to Hide." Oct 5, 2013. http://prismbreakup.org/
- RightsCon 2014 https://www.rightscon.org/program.php - Event Coordination: DiscoTech/UX Sprint - Panelist/Facilitator: "Metadata to Meta organizing: Everyday surveillance and circumvention" - Panelist/Facilitator: "2024: The future of campaigning online"
Chris PetersonUser-Generated Censorship: Manipulating the Maps Of Social Media.
- "Tracking Common YouTube Trends Across Nations." Cooperation Working Group, Harvard Berkman Center, 2/4/2014
- "The Future of Direct Activism in the Digital Age," Panel, SXSW Interactive, Austin, TX. March 7-11, 2014 http://schedule.sxsw.com/2014/events/event_IAP22614
- "An Exploration of Civic Fiction: A Gay Girl in Damascus and the Cosmopolitan Romance of the Digital “Bridge Figure," Theorizing the Web, Brooklyn, NY. April 25-26, 2014
- "The Popularization of Hacker Politics," Panel, ICA, Seattle, WA. May 22-28, 2014
- “The Digital Street: Disruption and the Dilemma of Civil Disobedience Online,” Ideas Lunch, Information Society Project, Yale Law School (December 2013) (invited talk)
- “Where is the Digital Street: Disruption, Activism, and Free Speech Online,” Inamori Center for Ethics and Excellence, Case Western University (November 2013) (invited talk)
- “Kevin Mitnick, the New York Times, and the Media’s Conception of the Hacker,” IAMCR, Dublin (June 2013)
- “Kevin Mitnick, the New York Times, and the Media’s Conception of the Hacker,” panel presentation, Media In Transition 8, MIT (May 2013)
- “Closing Plenary: Summing Up, Looking Ahead,” Media In Transition 8, MIT (May 2013)
- “Hackers, Technopanics, and the Media,” guest lecture, Technopanics, Comparative Media Studies, MIT (April 2013)
- ““LOIC Will Tear Us Apart”: The Impact of Tool Design and Media Portrayals in the Success of Activist DDOS Attacks,” Berkman Center Lunch Talk, Harvard University, (January 2013) (video)
- (2013). Distributed Denial of Service Actions and the Challenge of Civil Disobedience on the Internet.
- (2013). “‘LOIC Will Tear Us Apart’: The Impact of Tool Design and Media Portrayals in the Success of Activist DDOS Attacks,” American Behavioral Scientist.
Invited Conferences/Conference Committees
- Innovation and its Contestants (5th Annual Emerging Scholars Conference) (2014): Organizing Commitee, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
- Microsoft Research Social Computing Symposium (2013): Invited Participant, New York, NY
- Security and Human Behavior (2013): Invited Participant, Los Angeles, CA
- The Coming Swarm: DDOS Actions, Hacktivism, and Civil Disobedience on the Internet, forthcoming fall 2014, Bloomsbury Academic, New York
- “‘LOIC Will Tear Us Apart’: The Impact of Tool Design and Media Portrayals in the Success of Activist DDOS Attacks,” American Behavioral Scientist, Volume 57 Issue 7, July 2013, pp. 983 – 1007. DOI: 10.1177/0002764213479370
- “The Future of Civil Disobedience Online,” iO9 (17 June 2013)
- Truth goggles: automatic incorporation of context and primary source for a critical media experience.
- Defining marriage in California: An analysis of public & technical argument. Argumentation & Advocacy, 48(4), 213-227. (PDF)
- Evolving argument strategies in the debate over same-sex marriage in the U.S. Proceedings of the 4th Tokyo Conference on Argumentation: The Role of Argumentation in Society (pp. 93-100). Tokyo: Japan Debate Association. (PDF)
- Panelist @ SXSWi: Hacking Attention: Media, Technology & Crisis session with Josh Stearns of Free Press, Madeleine Bair of WITNESS, and Adaora Udoji of Syria Deeply http://www.mattstempeck.com/2014/01/29/hackattn-sxswi-2014
- "Characterizing the Life Cycle of Online News Stories Using Social Media Reactions". Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing.
- Participatory Aid Marketplace: Designing Online Channels for Digital Humanitarians. (PDF)
- "NGO2.0 and Social Media Praxis: Activist as Researcher." Chinese Journal of Communication, 8:1 (2015), 18-41.