This week marks the 10th anniversary of Facebook, and to help commemorate this...
I’m very pleased to announce that the sixth book in the MIT Press collection “Information Society Series” I am co-editing with Laura DeNardis has been released: Pirate Politics: The New Information Policy Contests by Patrick Burkart The Swedish Pirate Party emerged as a political force in 2006 when a group of software programmers and file-sharing geeks protested the police takedown […]
This week marks the 10th anniversary of Facebook, and to help commemorate this milestone I wrote an essay for The Washington Post that postulates an early framework of Mark Zuckerberg’s theory of privacy, based on a preliminary analysis of the data contained in The Zuckerberg Files archive. Here are the three principles I discuss: Information […]
UW-Milwaukee invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Information Studies
We’re (again) looking for a new permanent dean. Full position profile and qualifications can be found here. Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions, or nominations. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Information Studies (SOIS). UWM is one of two doctoral-granting institutions in the University […]
Today, after months of hard work by many hands, I’m happy to announce the launch of The Zuckerberg Files, a digital archive of all public utterances of Facebook’s founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. Over 100 full-text transcripts and nearly 50 video files are available for researchers to download, analyze, and scrutinize. What is The Zuckergberg Files? […]