Position Announcement: Yale Information Society Project Fellowships

The Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale Law School is seeking applicants for 2009-2010 postdoctoral fellowships.  The ISP resident fellowships are designed for recent graduates of law or Ph.D. programs who are interested in careers in teaching and public service…

Position Announcement: Research Fellowship with Helen Nissenbaum at NYU

Helen Nissenbaum at New York University has an open postdoc position for those interested in working on various NSF-funded projects involving privacy, security and the social dimensions of networking. I cannot say enough about the ways I benefited from working…

Commentary for the “Eagle Eye” DVD

UW-Milwaukee has issued a nice press release regarding my contribution to the DVD bonus material for the action/thriller movie “Eagle Eye,” which features sophisticated surveillance technologies as one of its plot devices. The closing paragraph pretty much sums up where…

First Monday Podcast: The Faustian Bargain with Web 2.0

There's nothing worse than listening to yourself talk. Following up on March's special issue of First Monday on “Critical Perspectives on Web 2.0,” I was recently interviewed by Joy Austria and A.J. Hannah for the First Monday Podcast series. You…

Yale Information Society Project Resident Fellowships for 2008-2009

Reminder: The deadline for applications to be a fellow at the Yale Information Society Project for 2008-2009 academic year is February 1. Scholars outside of law are welcome (this year, the number of communication and STS PhDs heavily outnumber the…

SDP2007 Presentation: The Quest for the Perfect Search Engine

Today I gave an abbreviated presentation of my dissertation research at the OII Summer Doctoral Programme hosted by the Berkman Center. (PDF of slides) Along with a summary of the diss, my talk included a brief meta-discussion of both the…