Month: August 2022

Drawing of original mechanical Turk

Paper on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk Proves a Durable Article

A 2011 paper on Amazon’s then-new and innovative Mechanical Turk, which among other things crowdsources prospective participants for social and behavioral research via an online marketplace, has garnered 7,500 citations in the subsequent decade.

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Drawing of a open suitcase with arrows emerging

Unpacking Impact 

One reason that many social scientists care about impact is that they see in social science the promise of and a path for knowledge – data, analysis, concepts – shaping the world they want to make. 

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Doing Decolonizing 

Business schools and universities across the world are being swept up by a diversified array of decolonizing movements in response […]

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Developing Engaging Street Theatre from Interview Materials

This blog post builds on the introduction to spatially-led video interviews. This article outlines the process of taking such digital material and working with writers, dramatists and performers to develop site-specific theatre. Over two workshop days we worked through ways to represent how everyday life changed during the 1960s in Newport, a city in Wales.

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Gerd Gigerenzer in blue suit

Gerd Gigerenzer on Decision Making

Quite often the ideas of ‘risk’ and of ‘uncertainty’ get bandied about interchangeably, but there’s a world of difference between them. That’s a key message from psychologist Gerd Gigerenzer.

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