July 26, 2022 #teaching
July 26, 2022 #teaching
August 11, 2021 #teaching
February 08, 2021 #teaching
For the spring 2021 semester, I am offering a brand new course on Computing and the Environment. For an overview of the course, see the syllabus.
July 01, 2020 #teaching
I am on sabbatical for the fall 2020 semester. I may be slow to respond to emails and other requests.
July 27, 2018 #teaching
May 26, 2017 #teaching
I am very honored to have been selected for a 2017 Champion of Inclusion award by the School of Informatics and Computing as part of its M.O.S.A.I.C. (Multicultural Outstanding Achievements in Computing) program. Computing as a whole has a long... <more>
April 25, 2017 #teaching
Richard Knepper, one of the PhD students that I advise, successfully defended his dissertation today. The title is “Shifting Modalities of Use in the XSEDE Project.” Congratulations, Dr. Knepper!
January 31, 2017 #teaching
January 09, 2017 #teaching
April 28, 2016 #teaching
I am pleased and honored to have been awarded the 2015-2016 Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award. Many thanks to my students, teaching assistants, and colleagues who helped make this possible!
August 28, 2015 #teaching
I am very pleased to announce that I have been appointed an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science. I am thrilled to be part of this lively and accomplished group of scholars!
December 06, 2013 #teaching
New Course We are often told that we are living in an “Information Society,” and indeed, this is a truth that seems self-evident: communications and information technologies increasingly pervade our homes, our workplaces, our schools,... <more>
January 07, 2013 #teaching
The design and construction of technology is only the beginning of the challenging process of implementing (and maintaining) complex information systems. The cartoon above, which has been floating around the computing... <more>
September 28, 2012 #teaching
In the spring 2012 semester I will be introducing a new course that explores the relationship between information technology and organizational change. Here is a brief course description. More information and a syllabus to follow:
The design and construction... <more>
July 15, 2012 #teaching
January 10, 2012 #teaching
Becoming a professional academic means learning how to do research.
In this seminar, we will focus on epistemological concepts and processes of theory generation and testing as they apply to the... <more>
August 22, 2011 #teaching
The history of the information age is about more than just the electronic digital computer. It is the story of a wide range of human activities, scientific practices, and... <more>
March 01, 2011 #teaching
This summer I will be teaching once again my course on contemporary issues in computer culture and policy. The course explores the various social implication of information technology: social, cultural, political, and economic. By considering... <more>
January 27, 2011 #teaching
Free speech, free software, MOOS, MUDs, anime and cyberpunk. All of these are elements of a broad set of social, technical and political phenom- ena generally associated with the emergence... <more>
September 03, 2010 #teaching
Certain new technologies are greeted with claims that, for good or ill, they must transform our society. The two most recent: the computer and the Internet. But the series of social, economic, and technological developments... <more>
September 22, 2008 #teaching
This graduate seminar explores the emergence and widespread adoption in the early Cold War-period of a set of interrelated tools, techniques, and discourses organized around the concept of “information.” These emerging information science included not only new disciplines such as... <more>