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1 Networked solidarity in the age of Trump Gina Neff of the Oxford Internet Institute, and author of book 'Trump and the Media', discusses the fracturing of society's bonds and the media's role in creating networks of solidarity. Gina Neff 20 Nov 2018
2 Transformations in news organisations Anita Zielina, former Chief Product Officer of the Austrian Neue Zürcher Zeitung Media Group, and Visiting Fellow at the Reuters Institute, talks about how to implement change in news organisations. Anita Zielina 08 Nov 2018
3 The Law of the Few - Sanjeev Goyal The study of networks offers a fruitful approach to understanding human behaviour. Sanjeev Goyal is one of its pioneers. In this lecture Sanjeev presents a puzzle: Sanjeev Goyal 04 Jul 2017
4 Research business and the shortwave beam: Marconi and the uses of wireless in postwar years Giovanni Paoloni discusses the influence of the development of the shortwave beam technology on Marconi and the Marconi Company Giovanni Paoloni 03 Nov 2016
5 Marconi's early Latin projects over the South-Atlantic Ines Queiroz explores how technical constraints have shaped strategies for wireless networks development Inês Queiroz 03 Nov 2016
6 'Relationships' part 3 - Networks: the science of connections What is a network and how can you use mathematics to unravel the relationships between a variety of different things? How can this understanding then be applied to a range of different settings? Mason Porter 29 Apr 2016
7 Creative Commons FMR 45 New Orleans: a lesson in post-disaster resilience Factors that foster social cohesion in communities – such as shared long-term networks and community identity, central organisation to which the community adheres, and established trust – have been identified as critical for post-disaster resilience. Paul Kadetz 07 Apr 2014
8 Automated Analysis of Information and Social Networks from Social Media Data Anatoliy Gruzd, Dalhousie University, gives a talk for the Oxford Internet Institute. Anatoliy Gruzd 06 Nov 2012
9 Information Technologies and Marginalization in African Market Economies Laura Mann summarises her lecture on information technologies and marginalization in African market economies, part of the OII's Society and the Internet Lecture Series. Laura Mann 28 Feb 2012
10 Creative Commons The persistence of identity in the digital age: Living in social networks on and offline Social networks are now culturally bound to online software such as Facebook and Twitter, with a trend in personal persistent content. Bernie Hogan will review new empirical research on social networks and conclude with advice on future online policy. Bernie Hogan 26 Sep 2011
11 Creative Commons The use of citizen journalism by traditional media Seminar delivered by Nic Newman, former Future Media Controller, BBC and visiting fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Nic Newman 04 Mar 2011
12 Slime Moulds to run the railways? Should we let slime moulds run our railways? Slime moulds can produce networks as efficient, cost-effective and resilient as railway networks designed by people, despite having no central control over what they build. Mark Fricker 10 Feb 2011
13 Giving in the Digital World For charitable organizations and initiatives, the Internet provides the opportunity to reach more people in more direct and personal ways. Are they grasping this opportunity? Lucy Bernholz 30 Apr 2010
14 Those Golden Eggs Come From Somewhere: Internet Regulation at a Crossroads A discussion of how largely well-intentioned political and legal reactions to the highest-profile risks of ICT creates a danger of perhaps killing the goose that is giving us golden eggs of innovation, decentralization, and personal empowerment. Michael Froomkin 08 Mar 2010
15 Complex systems in a Nutshell Three speakers from the University of Oxford, Felix Reed-Tsochas, Mark Fricker and Jukka-Pekka Onnela, give an introduction and overview of the science of networks focussing on two areas: social and biological networks. Felix Reed-Tsochas, Mark Fricker, Jukka-Pekka Onnela 07 Dec 2009
16 Making Science Public: Data-sharing, Dissemination and Public Engagement with Science Panel discussion on how social media have changed the nature of the scientific debate among scientists, and how they have impacted on engagement with the public understanding of science. Felix Reed-Tsochas, Maxine Clarke, Ben Goldacre, Cameron Neylon 30 Oct 2009
17 Urban Informatics: The Internet, locative media and mobile technology for urbanites Marcus Foth overviews various urban informatics projects, exploring the communicative ecology of urban residents, community engagement using public history and digital storytelling, and social navigation for mobile urban information systems. Marcus Foth 03 Jul 2009
18 The Second Life of Urban Planning Marcus Foth demonstrates the value of various tools and services (eg Second Life) for engaging people in novel and participatory planning exercises, and for investigating how the public interpret and understand proposed urban designs and urban planning. Marcus Foth 03 Jul 2009
19 If Fiber is the Medium, What is the Message? Next-Generation Content for Next-Generation Networks By investigating price and capacity trends over the past century, Eli Noam shows that it is possible to predict the type, style, and genres of media content of a future ultra-broadband infrastructure, which allows a richer, more bit-intensive content. Eli Noam 03 Jul 2009