Concepts and Data: An Interdisciplinary Workshop brought together scholars from the fields of anthropology, philosophy, political science, and computer science to explore a range of questions regarding the epistemological and social consequences of digitalization, big data, visualization, and measurement.
Discussion Notes by Heba Islam New York Times Bureau Chief for Mexico Azam Ahmed and Johns Hopkins Sociology Instructor Dr. Stuart Schrader, in a discussion moderated by…… Read more “9/18/20 Spyware and Predictive Policing: The Merging of Historic and Big Data”
Sam Gomes interviews Canay Özden-Schilling about her neighborhood’s self-quarantine response team.
DISCUSSION NOTES BY CANAY ÖZDEN-SCHILLING: Our first virtual event after the pandemic’s onset explored issues around the ethics of data collection during COVID-19. We were fortunate to…… Read more “6/17/2020 COVID/DATA: Surveillance, Privacy, and Accountability”
DISCUSSION NOTES BY CANAY ÖZDEN-SCHILLING: This workshop attended to the design and deployment of sensors that populate the world around us, charting the territory from quantified environments…… Read more “3/6/2020 Sense, Sentience, Sensors”
DISCUSSION NOTES BY CANAY ÖZDEN-SCHILLING: Held at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Pandemic Preparedness was attended by over 70 people from across JHU. The symposium explored…… Read more “10/18/2019 Pandemic Preparedness: Financing Responses in an Age of Uncertainty”
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA DISCUSSION NOTES BY CANAY ÖZDEN-SCHILLING AND JEREMY GREENE: During the 2019 meetings of the Society for Social Studies of Science, the Johns Hopkins based…… Read more “9/6/2019 Precision and Uncertainty in a World of Data: Panel Stream, 2019 Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science”
“Data Sciences and Society” Reading Group For this meeting, we read two articles  by Sanmay Das, both of which tackled the issue of how to improve the efficiency…… Read more “4/10/2019 Big Data and Resource Allocation: A Discussion with Sanmay Das”
“Data Sciences and Society” Reading Group Discussion notes by Canay Özden-Schilling, Naveeda Khan, & Veena Das: This meeting marked the first time our reading group hosted a…… Read more “3/24/2019 Privacy and Data: A Discussion with Anita Allen”