Social Computing Symposium 2014

The 2014 symposium will include presentations on utopian and dystopian views of big data (organized by danah boyd and Liz Lawley), creative uses of civic media (organized by Andres Monroy-Hernandez), North American social hardware startups and their relationship to Chinese manufacturing (organized by Brady Forrest and Amanda Williams), and social shopping trends (organized by Elizabeth Churchill and Ann Light).

Wednesday, January 15

6-9pm Opening Reception at The Standard - East Village (appetizers and drinks only; no presentations)

List of all the attendees:

  • Aaron Shaw, Northwestern University
  • Alex Chung, Betaworks
  • Alice Marwick, Fordham University
  • Amanda Williams, Fabule Fabrications
  • Andres Monroy-Hernandez, Microsoft Research
  • Andrew McLaughlin, Betaworks
  • Anil Dash, ThinkUp
  • Ann Light, Northumbria University
  • Anne McClard, Intel Research
  • Ayah Bdeir, Little Bits
  • Ben Shapiro, Tufts University
  • Benjamin Mako Hill, University of Washington
  • Bjoern Hartmann, UC Berkeley
  • Brady Forrest
  • Bre Pettis, Makerbot
  • Brian Butler, UMD
  • Brian Keegan, Northeastern University
  • Clay Shirky, NYU
  • Clive Thompson
  • Dan O'Sullivan, NYU ITP
  • danah boyd, Microsoft Research
  • David Sasaki, Omidyar Network
  • Dmitri Williams, USC/Ninja Metrics
  • Elena Agapie, Microsoft Research
  • Elizabeth Churchill, EBay
  • Emma Spiro, University of Washington
  • Ethan Zuckerman, MIT Center for Civic Media
  • Eva Galperin, EFF
  • Evan Selinger, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Gabriella Gomez-Mont, Laboratory for the City (Mexico City Gov)
  • Gilad Lotan, Betaworks
  • Gina Neff, University of Washington
  • Golan Levin, CMU
  • Heather Corcoran, Rhizome
  • Hilary Mason, Accel
  • Hugo Liu, Hunch/eBay
  • J. Nathan Matias, MIT
  • Jen Fong-Adwent, Mozilla
  • John Borthwick, BetaWorks
  • John Dimatos, Kickstarter
  • John Resig, Khan Academy
  • Joi Ito, MIT Media Lab
  • Jorge Soto, National Digital Strategy, Mexico
  • Karine Nahon, University of Washington
  • Karrie Karahalios, University of Illinois
  • Kate Crawford, Microsoft Research/MIT
  • Kati London, Microsoft Research
  • Kevin Slavin, MIT Media Lab
  • lars liden, Microsoft Research
  • Lili Cheng, Microsoft Research
  • Linda Stone
  • Liz Lawley, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Lizzie Harrison, Antiform / Royal College of Art
  • Mark Latonero, University of Southern California
  • Matt Mets, Blinkinlabs
  • Meredith Ringel Morris, Microsoft Research
  • Milicent Johnson, Peers.org
  • Mimi Ito, UC Irvine
  • Molly Crabapple
  • Molly Sauter, McGill University
  • Nancy Chen, UC Santa Cruz
  • Ramez Naam, Nexus
  • Reed Stevens, Northwestern University
  • Reena Kawal, Microsoft Research
  • Robert Mason, University of Washington
  • Sebastian Deterding, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Shelley Evenson, fjord
  • Silvia Lindtner, University of California, Irvine
  • Steve Lawson, Independent
  • Steven Levy, Wired
  • Sunny Bates, Red Thread
  • Taya Weiss, Raise the Sky
  • Tim Hwang, Robot Robot & Hwang LLC
  • Tom Laird McConnell, Microsoft FUSE Labs
  • Tricia Wang