Phil 4.24.17

7:00 – 8:00, 3:00 – 4:00  Research

  • Continuing to tweak paper
  • Starting Examining the Alternative Media Ecosystem through the Production of Alternative Narratives of Mass Shooting Events on Twitter
    • From the introduction. Do I need something like this? Our contributions include an increased understanding of the underlying nature of this subsection of alternative media — which hosts conspiratorial content and conducts various anti-globalist political agendas. Noting thematic convergence across domains, we theorize about how alternative media may contribute to conspiratorial thinking by creating a false perception of information diversity.
  • Conspiracy Theories
  • A cool thing on explorers and veloviewer: maxsquare Here’s an overview of the project
  • Brownbag
    • Teaching abstract concepts to children and tweens (STEM)
    • Cohesive understanding of science over time
    • Wearable technology as the gateway for elementary-school-aged kids? Research shows that they find them valuable
    • How are these attributes measured? <——-!!!!!!!
    • Live visualization sensing and visualization
    • Zephyr bioharness
    • Gender/age differences? Augmented reality? Through-phone?

8:30 – 2:30 BRC

  • Expense report! Done? Had to get a charge number, and re enter. Took forever.
  • Found out that I’m getting a laptop rather than what I asked for
    • Having John install Ubuntu and verify that multiple monitors work in Linux
  • Helped Bob set up Git repo
  • Still working on temporal coherence. Think I’ve figured out the logic. Now I need to set clusters in ClusterTimelines
  • Learned how to do Enums in Python