Casey Fiesler is an assistant professor in the Department of Information Science (and Computer Science, by courtesy) at the University of Colorado Boulder. Armed with a PhD in Human-Centered Computing from Georgia Tech and a JD from Vanderbilt Law School, she primarily researches social computing, law, fan communities, and ethics. [curriculum vitae]
Latest Blog Post: Fair Use and the ACM Copyright Licensing Agreement
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03.07.17 InfoSocial in Chicago, IL
05.06.17 CHI in Denver, CO (soooo far away!)
05.22.17 NCWIT summit in Tuscon, AZ
07.23.17 CSST Leadership Retreat in Charleston, SC
04.02.17 I wrote a piece for Slate on data privacy, unroll.me, and how bad ethics are good business: Companies don’t really want you to read their Terms of Service.
03.15.17 TEDxCU talk: How the Internet and Copyright Fuel Creativity (coming soon online!)
03.08.17 I’m the keynote speaker at the InfoSocial conference at Northwestern! My talk is titled “Internet Rules! What Makes the Internet Great and How Regulation Helps Keep it That Way.”
03.06.17 I’m doing a talk for the Computer Science department at University of Illinois-Chicago: “Regulation Beyond Code: How Rules Mediate Our Interactions with Technology and with Each Other”
03.09.17 I am a discussant for a session on civil rights and artificial intelligence for the Silicon Flatirons conference on The Social Impact of Artificial Intelligence.
02.25.17 I am doing many things at CSCW 2017! I am a co-organizer of a workshop on privacy and ethics, participating in a workshop about online comments, presenting two papers, and participating in a panel as part of the SIGCHI ethics committee.
02.24.17 I have written up some preliminary results of a survey conducted through the OTW legal committee, about copyright and fanworks.
02.11.17 I am organizing a panel and a SIG for CHI 2017 related to the current policy climate and its impact on our research community.
02.01.17 I wrote an article for Slate about my early experiences with online communities: What I Learned about the Internet from The Babysitters Club.