Social Computing Symposium 2016

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The 2016 symposium includes sessions on The Future of Entertainment, organized by Brady Forrest;  Harassment, Threats, and Trolling Online, organized by Elizabeth Churchill; Post Screen Personas and Listening Machines, organized by Kate Crawford; and Moderation that Works, organized by Matt Stempeck.

Monday, January 11

Future of Entertainment

Organized by Brady Forrest and Kati London

Future of Entertainment talks

  • Jason Nadler, EP @Midnight & Serious.biz;
  • Game of Thrones: Creating Immersive Entertainment - Melissa Eccles, Creative Director Immersive @elastic.tv;
  • Gavin Purcell, Tonight Show (NBC); 
  • Rachel Garcia, VP Marketing & Social at BBC America;
  • The art of neural networks - Mike Tyka, Google Deep Dream

Audience Choice Talks

Videos are not available for this session.

  • Bob Mankoff- crowdsourcing caption contest 
  • Latoya Peterson- Vine 
  • Data analysis of MacBeth, Clive Thompson
  • Katie Davis –fake instagram 
  • Anil Dash- advocating for why when we say “don’t read the comments” 
  • Judith Donath- faces and interfaces 
  • Farrah Khan- the way media perpetuates rape culture 
  • Tricia Wang- future of VR 
  • Vivienne Ming- diabetes, jose zemore, migration patterns 
  • Tim Hwang – history of startups

Tuesday, January 12

Moderation that Works, organized by Matt Stempeck

Videos are not available for this session.

  • Jennifer Louie, Head of Trust & Safety @Meetup
  • Nicole Blumenfeld, Counsel and Director of Trust & Safety @Tumblr
  • Sean McGilvray, Senior Manager, Trust & Safety @Vimeo
  • Candice Reeves, Director of Trust & Safety @YouNow

Event attendees:

  • George Agudow, NYU
  • Refik Anadol, UCLA
  • Karen Balliett
  • Sunny Bates
  • Nicole Blumenfeld, Tumblr
  • John Borthwick, betaworks
  • Nick Boss, Elon University
  • Zack Brisson, Reboot
  • Timothy Carmody, Writer/ Reporter
  • Heather Champ, Fertile Medium
  • Lili Cheng, FUSE Labs
  • Elizabeth Churchill, Google
  • Tom Coates, Thington Inc.
  • Kate Crawford, MSR
  • Margaret Crotty, Partnership with Children
  • Dennis Crowley, Foursquare
  • Liza Daly, Safari
  • Anil Dash, Makerbase
  • Katie Davis, University of Washington
  • Kenyatta Davis, Everybody at Once
  • Tanya DePass, #ineeddiversegames
  • John Dimatos, Kickstarter
  • Judith Donath, Harvard, Social Machines
  • Melissa Eccles, Elastic TV
  • Brady Forest, Highway1
  • Rachel Garcia, BBC America
  • Dan Goldstein, MSR NYC
  • Oliver Haimson, UC Irvine
  • Kate Hartman, Social Body Lab, OCAD/ITP NYU
  • Tim Hwang, Data and Society
  • Tom Igoe, ITP/NYU
  • Mimi Ito, UC Irvine
  • Julia Kaganskiy, New Museum
  • Farrah Khan, Ryerson University
  • Alex Lawley, NYU/RIT
  • Liz Lawley, RIT
  • Steven Levy, Medium
  • Liz Liddy, Syracuse University
  • Jessica Lingel, University of Pennsylvania
  • Katherine Lo, UC Irvine
  • Kati London, FUSE Labs
  • Heather Lord, V&H Social Impact
  • Jennifer Louie, Meetup
  • Robert Mankoff, The New Yorker
  • Kevin Marks, Proud to Pay
  • Alice Marwick, Fordham University
  • Sean McGilvray, Vimeo
  • Amanda Menking, University of Washington
  • Vivienne Ming, Socos
  • Jason Nadler, Serious.biz, @midnight
  • Dan O’Sullivan, NYU
  • Latoya Peterson, Racialicious
  • Gavin Purcell, The Tonight Show
  • Rick Rashid, Microsoft
  • Candice Reeves, YouNow
  • Anita Sarkeesian, Feminist Frequency
  • Terri Senft, NYU
  • Kio Stark, author, Google Creative Lab
  • Matt Stempeck, Microsoft
  • Linda Stone
  • Clive Thompson
  • Jer Thorp, Office for Creative Research
  • Mike Tyka, Google Deep Dream
  • Jennifer Van der Meer, Reason St
  • Suresh Venkatasubramanian, University of Utah
  • Tricia Wang, Constellate Data
  • Mahir Yavuz, R/GA