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2020 Blog Posts

Bridging the Divide Between Computer Science and Social Science Standards for Measurement

With the modeling meeting coming up soon, it is a good time to reflect on the main takeaways from the white paper on Measurement that emerged from our meeting in September 2020. That meeting’s focus…

Election 2020 – What words are defining Trump and Biden?

We are going through one of the most divisive presidential campaigns in the modern era. Both candidates and their campaigns claim catastrophe if the other were to get elected. And they are focusing on…

Preprints are the Solution, Not the Problem

“It doesn’t matter. You can peer review something that’s a bad study.”-Dr. Anthony Fauci, a leading member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, July 31, 2020 Recently a reporter, writing…

Helping Our Junior Faculty – Now Is the Time

During this time of crisis, we have seen many women emerge as strong leaders. Women have been prominent as leaders of nations and as care-leaders. Almost 80% of healthcare workers are women, and over …

Disciplinary Babble: Uniting Language Across Disciplines

The S3MC group held our first workshop about social media methodology in February. We had a fantastic group of experts come from all over the country to join us in thinking about how to converge study…