CAUTION!! Boundary Work Ahead for Internet Studies

This past October, Mary was one of  the plenary speakers at the Association of Internet Researchers IR13.0. Below is the text from her presentation. Suggested citation: Gray, Mary L. “ ‘CAUTION!! Boundary Work Ahead for Internet Studies ...or, Why the Twilight of the 'Toaster Studies' Approach to Internet Research is a Very, Very Good Thing”. Paper …

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The Cost of Collaboration for Code and Art

Does collaboration result in higher quality creative works than individuals working alone? Is working in groups better for functional works like code than for creative works like art? Although these questions lie at the heart of conversations about collaborative production on the Internet and peer production, it can be hard to find research settings where you …

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MSR Social Media Collective 2013 Summer Internships

** APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 30, 2013 **  Microsoft Research New England (MSRNE) is looking for PhD interns to join the social media collective for Summer 2013. For these positions, we are looking primarily for social science PhD students (including communication, sociology, anthropology, media studies, information studies, etc.). The Social Media Collective is a collection of …

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