Below is my final project.  The formatting may be a bit off- moving from Word doc. with specific formatting into Word Press format changed some settings.  Title page through to Python code- the link to my Jupyter Notebook Code and resulting data output follows.  Thanks for your feedback, and good luck on your own-… Read More


https://www.sutori.com/story/digital-ethnography–ncm7RSaUPpUr7RUpikDBE5yB   Summary of Research Article I: Longitudinal Life Narratives In this study researchers are seeking to better understand the phenomena of sustained social media use for applications to longitudinal research.  While seeking evidence of sustained social media use, researchers are ultimately searching for a better understanding of how digital spaces have become an integral… Read More


https://digiday.com/media/twitter-ipo-data/   Research Article I: #RefugeesWelcome Summary This research examines the utilization of digital movements of opinion (DMOs), specifically their role in digital participation.  The research also includes the application of DMOs to a better understanding of digital citizenship participation.  The overarching goal of the research is to provide an outline for DMOs in order… Read More


https://blogs.helsinki.fi/quantitative-communication/methods/content-analysis/   Research 1: Speaking ‘unspeakable things’: documenting digital feminist responses to rape culture Summary– Research conducted in order to examine how occurrences of sexual harassment are being spoken about in digital spaces-the digital spaces examined are both a website as well as Twitter.  Using an ethnographic, multi-methods approach, the researchers seek to better understand… Read More


https://medium.com/better-programming/beginning-python-programming-part-1-variables-constants-and-types-1199da1572c8 Up to now this course has been great!  The mix of videos and readings have been helpful in understanding digital data, and more specifically big data.  Reading the text and research articles, the conversations and research regarding the dynamics of big data illustrate a topic that is still evolving with a range of opinions.… Read More


https://thefourthrevolution.org/wordpress/archives/5890 Ethics to Me: Ethics in research in my opinion involves varying levels of consideration-  research study participants, other stakeholders (not including research participants), and researcher themselves- their own ethical principles and approach to research.  Research of digital data includes all of these considerations as well as other unique considerations that accompany what are called… Read More


How are police responding to crimes taking place in and/or coordinated through digital spaces?, by going digital themselves.   www.linklawphilly.com Crimes and criminality are as old as people themselves.  In societies of today, crimes are not only responded to in the physical settings but also online.  Police respond to these crimes with creative methods that… Read More


Online gaming addiction is a very real problem.  Although diagnosis is tricky and there is no professional medical definition, for sufferers it can potentially ruin ones life.   According to gamer Karsten Aichholz, 2018 “Addiction is a compulsive, repetitive behaviour that negatively impacts your life”.   Gaming at volumes similar to  Karsten, some players will spend… Read More