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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 '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
2 Creative Commons Epidemics, Erdös Numbers and the Internet: the Physics of Networks Physics Colloquium 12th February 2016 delivered by Professor Mark Newman Mark Newman 19 Feb 2016
3 Creative Commons 2.5 Internet, Social Networks and Cultural Heritage Dr Francesca Leoni (Ashmolean Museum, Curator of Islamic Art) delivers part 5/6 of the lecture "How has globalisation changed perceptions of cultural heritage?". Francesca Leoni 18 Feb 2013
4 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
5 Facebook Resistance? Understanding the Role of the Internet in the Arab Revolutions Revolutions are currently sweeping the Arab world, from Tunisia to Egypt and Libya to Bahrain. The Internet has been reported as a key factor, but we in fact know little of its role in these revolutions. Miriyam Aouragh, Noha Atef, Khaled Hroub, George Weyman 12 Mar 2012
6 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
7 Don't Hate the Player, Hate the Game: Internet Games, Social Inequality and Racist Talk as Griefing This talk recaps the history of racist griefing online and link the current crisis in racial discourse in the US with this practice, exploring the implications for digital games as a transnational public sphere. Lisa Nakamura 20 Jul 2010
8 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
9 Using the Web to do Social Science Duncan Watts discusses how the Internet is beginning to lift a long-time constraint of social science research on emergent collective behaviour: the difficulty of measuring interactions between people, at scale, over time, while also observing behaviour. Duncan Watts 09 Nov 2009