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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Call for presentations: Preconference on Politics and Computational Social Science, Aug 29 @ Northeastern University

Written on June 4, 2018 at 8:25 pm, by

The data and methodologies available to social scientists have exploded with the emergence of vast archives of passive data collection, large scale online experimentation, and innovative uses of simulation. These data are of a larger magnitude and methods are of a greater computational complexity than approaches that have dominated political science for the last 50  Continue Reading »

Viral Advertising: NULab Project

Written on June 2, 2018 at 10:39 am, by

Attentive readers flipping through magazines and newspapers around the turn of the twentieth century would have noticed gradual cosmetic transformations. In newspapers, bold, large fonts would guide the reader’s eyes across the page and smudge their fingertips with still wet ink. Magazines became thick with heavily glossed pages, advertising various products in bright and iridescent  Continue Reading »