A comment on Fuchs’ Social Media.

October 10, 2014 0

This is the draft text of a response that I gave to a Book Colloquim on Christian Fuchs’ “Social Media: A Critical Introduction”. The text differs somewhat from a transcript, but I’m posting it ere at the request of several in the audience. – – – I’m a research fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute.… Read More »

Correction!!! My NodeXL workshop is Tuesday

Just a small correction to note that my NodeXL social network analysis workshop is on Tuesday, July 5th! Still on the fence? Here’s a testamonial from Dr Jo Hamilton, ClimateXChange Coordinator at the Environmental Change Institute Oxford University Centre for the Environment. “Bernie Hogan’s workshop was an excellent introduction to the topic and themes of… Read More »

Correction: Gender detection is not always helpful

June 21, 2011 0

In a recent New Scientist article I was quoted on a story about gender-detection technology. The hook was that this technology might have detected the fraudulence of the author of the moderately popular blog “gay girl from Damascus”. Turns out he was straight guy from the US at the University of Edinburgh. The quote reads:… Read More »

NodeXL / Network Workshop at UKSNA

I’m giving a one day workshop at the upcoming UK Social Networks Association conference in Greenwich. The workshop is on Wednesday, July 6th. Registration is still open. Here’s the write up from the page on short course : From data to discovery: NodeXL for social network capture, analysis and visualisation This workshop will familiarise attendees… Read More »

OII Network course 2011: A Showcase

For the second year in a row, I co-taught the OII’s Online Social Networks course with Dr. Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon. Again this year we had some excellent studies and some excellent students. But I thought the graphs were so visually interesting, and often creative that I’ve asked for permission to compile them in a gallery. This… Read More »

What you can and can’t get from Facebook

November 25, 2010 0

I have had several interesting requests for my NameGen program, including the much maligned desktop application that is not really active development (pending future grant money). What is interesting is the sorts of requests that come in based on misunderstandings of what Facebook provides to an application developer. So, what can and can’t you get… Read More »