Wikimedia NYC – Indigenous People’s Wiki-thon

You’re invited to the Interference Archive for an Wikipedia Editathon on Sunday, November 13, 2016! In honor of Indigenous People’s Day and Anti-Thanksgiving, Wikimedia is holding a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on the theme of Indigenous peoples’ movement histories. They will provide tutorials for beginners, reference materials, best practices for writing, and refreshments. Join us to help improve Wikipedia’s […]

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Platform Cooperativism: Building the Cooperative Internet

From the University Events Page: Friday Nov. 11th, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 PM Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College Almost unnoticed, in the gaps and hollows of the digital economy, a new economy is emerging that follows a different ethical and financial logic. Platform cooperativism, as it has come to be called, is an […]

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How to Think Like a Humanist about Information | Public Lecture

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, UL105 The methods and practices of the humanities and humanistic social science disciplines have the power to transform our understanding of information and computation, while computational methods and quantitative approaches now offer new paths […]

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Toward Algorithmic Criticism

“How can computers make our lives better?” is a question asked routinely by computer scientists, engineers, and the enigmatic entrepreneurs who bankroll the digital world. The answers they arrive at often point to monumental changes: after all, the personal computer, the cell phone,  and any number of other technological achievements that have brought on new […]

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Take Charge of Technology for a Successful Semester

Information Technology, Student Success, Libraries and Archives, Distributed and Global Education, Registrar’s Office, and Human Resources and Finance are jointly offering a faculty session, “Take Charge of Technology for a Successful Semester”. This session will provide you with the opportunity to ask questions about technology tools, systems, and services used for teaching and learning at […]

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You Go, New School Archives!

This week, the New School Archives and Special Collections announced that “Over seven thousand text, audio and moving image documents” have now been added to the Digital Public Library of America. The New School Archives & Special Collections documents the rich histories of the New School, Parsons and Mannes, with particularly strong collections in the areas of […]

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The Art of the Virus

There’s still no worse feeling than getting a computer virus. You know that it’s more or less your fault for having been tricked into installing it, and it’s actively ruining your computer. Although advances in digital security and virus protection, a computer virus can seem like a thing of the past. We often forget that […]

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Be a Part of the Healthcare Hackathon

This message is taken from a University-wide announcement.   Graduate students and undergraduate seniors at The New School are invited to participate in Hack Health: A New School Hackathon to Re-imagine Health, Healthcare, and Digital Solutions Friday through Sunday, Oct 21-23. In this three-day workshop, participants of various disciplines will work together in small teams […]

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Online Teaching & Education- Faculty Discussions

Coming up this fall semester, full-time and part-time New School faculty are invited to discussions presented by Ilan Jacobsohn on the current state of online teaching, as well as presentations on faculty experiences in virtual teaching environments. October 17th: An Overview with Examples of Effective Online Teaching We have all experienced the traditional classroom in one way or […]

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The National Archives is on GIPHY

Did you hear? Historians across the nation stopped everything they were doing on the morning of September 22 2016 when  the American Historical Association announced that the National Archives and Records Administration had joined GIPHY.  “I am posting too much today,” a colleague from the Midwest wrote on Facebook, attaching a .gif of the original […]

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