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Affils: @NCState Computer Science; @oaksandspokes 🚲 Advocacy. Residing on unceded Catawba land. https://t.co/ucZRAW35bk

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Excited to share a new paper on Decolonisation and AI. With the amazing @png_marie @wsisaac 🤩 we explore why Decol… https://t.co/1F5RZbrWKj
Retweeted by Chris Martens @walk_left @PghDOMI are food trucks able to operate?“They’ve thrown cold water on it because they are academics,” Dr. Boulanger said, before pressing the FDA to author… https://t.co/4V9idLC0mi
Retweeted by Chris MartensLittlefoot revises high tech asteroid mitigation plans after T-Rex called them 'tough and expensive.'… https://t.co/fDqRMFcwbK
Retweeted by Chris MartensTAKE ACTION: Community members in #AVL are calling on their city council to take action on reparations for Ashevill… https://t.co/Dmz5opfGku
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7/11
2020
Harvard and MIT file suit against the new ICE visa rules: https://t.co/qMzfkcGByY
Retweeted by Chris MartensI have significant doubts that higher ed in the US will survive this move (which is probably the point of it), so w… https://t.co/d1hyYbjeVK
7/8
2020
#ralpol application details: https://t.co/uW5bUXJiwR *deadline THIS FRIDAY* also more general note: "The public ca… https://t.co/BmRi7M9Nq5 @NCBORN_ @RaleighPACT @RaleighDSA @Zainab4Raleigh @LuxePosh Y'all know anyone who might run that I can lend my support to? Please spread the word.#ralpol If any eligible person of color wants to run for the vacant District D council seat and has concerns about… https://t.co/dOwVyMz0BW
7/6
2020
july the 5th be with youThe hardest thing I deal with in the academy is ableism. It's not work, it's not research, it's not teaching, it's… https://t.co/KKkwwc7Nk4
Retweeted by Chris MartensIt's disability pride month so here's a list of some of the ableist practices I hear in the academy all the time/ha… https://t.co/q4h5Z9VAhm
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7/5
2020
Hot take: Noether's Theorem is more useful than any of the physics Newton discovered. Emmy Noether to a large exte… https://t.co/6paKsQNwua
Retweeted by Chris MartensWhen people think defunding the police will lead to anarchy, they’re not understanding that change rarely happens f… https://t.co/ph1Te4JT33
Retweeted by Chris MartensDespite the success of FHAS, police and fire departments resisted retraining their personnel, so the city reallocat… https://t.co/ZleGddwjH1
Retweeted by Chris Martens @RPPA391 @toorsdenote @oneduran @raleighpolice @lo_lifer EMT training was created by redirecting police resources t… https://t.co/gbdfHtQrObWith two donated police vehicles, Freedom House Ambulance Services began to save lives at such a rate, that they be… https://t.co/IGSezpfxGW
Retweeted by Chris MartensThe names of predators in our community often come as whispered warnings between the most vulnerable. But if any… https://t.co/HYetwOpqIy
Retweeted by Chris MartensEver wanted to learn about PL + HCI? We have a free online summer/winter school for that! Great speakers: @barikhttps://t.co/N9HX1WpnA1
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7/3
2020
I'm so grateful for @AstroKatie's advocacy on behalf of NC State's community. https://t.co/MpDwcusEmwOther things I wish my training had included: - How student visas work, how to support students who need to travel… https://t.co/gQkm1P5lf2I'm thankful for this cheat sheet. But why didn't anyone who trained or hired me think it was important for me to know this earlier?I find it increasingly baffling that training for US college faculty doesn't at all equip US born-and-raised profs… https://t.co/b3Ktl0tNzG @sjmielke It's also not that difficult for most English speakers if you just learn a few conversion rules! One can… https://t.co/HuNHmyqwLl
Retweeted by Chris MartensHot take: every academic today should learn at least basic Pinyin. It’s not hard to not completely butcher names… https://t.co/OctP0UZCqO
Retweeted by Chris MartensRaleigh City Council has the responsibility of appointing someone to fill the vacant District D seat. To do so, we… https://t.co/huzkSeK7A2
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7/2
2020
To what extent have computational tools like navmeshes and other path cost visualization techniques been used in ci… https://t.co/hZgvzZjBTj
7/1
2020
@recardona damn this was a missed opportunity on Father's Day too. All parents matter!
6/29
2020
cis followers... please watch Disclosure
Retweeted by Chris MartensLearned today there's a 5000 year old board game that we know what the board layout looks like, but not the rules https://t.co/IQ0pDdPKJb
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6/28
2020
@toorsdenote whaaaat.😒 @SusanPotter interesting! i wonder how this would change if you split it out by folks who raised kids vs. not (and… https://t.co/rQJJ3TUqXIThesis: The hedonic treadmill is fake. Evidence: When you pay attention to something, you enjoy it much more, even… https://t.co/fYpeg2SpQj
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6/26
2020
Live now: Valeria Vignudelli on equational theories for nondeterminism and probabilities. Currently talking about r… https://t.co/96nzOJQDJ5 @DRMacIver i will now stop spamming your mentions and go do the writing i intended to do when i logged on this morning :) @DRMacIver Foucault's "problematization," which tbh i don't fully understand but have a hunch would be useful to a… https://t.co/kQkzg7NDGx @DRMacIver "cop shit" in the classroom https://t.co/KC5HMh2CYW @DRMacIver this doesn't have a concise name, but: caregiving and regenerative labor -- the maintenance of *cyclical… https://t.co/cpbAVjVYL8here's a thread of concepts i find useful and wish were more popular. apparently i have a lot of these https://t.co/UKd2Czjq62 @DRMacIver coping mechanisms (e.g. overfunctioning, underfunctioning, and distancing) as reactions to patterns that… https://t.co/wIjyPejYpA @DRMacIver yeah that's fair. @DRMacIver actually neurodiversity in general is not as popularly understood as i would like, and is super importan… https://t.co/VO19c4H10A @DRMacIver "The Design of Everyday Things", Don Norman @DRMacIver spaced repetition of active retrieval as a model for strengthening cognitive associations executive dys… https://t.co/3YVJyanerd @DRMacIver the concept of intersectionality in social justice, which has kind of been diluted by its popularity but… https://t.co/stTbg8PVbP @DRMacIver Don Norman's "gulfs of evaluation and execution" in user interfaces (super well known in HCI but not much outside) @DRMacIver cognitive vs. complementary cognitive artifacts (https://t.co/DBJBa8vaQF) - though tbh i hate these spec… https://t.co/arjv0uXjI3This is an excellent thread that, among other things, goes into fine detail about why the problems caused by and fa… https://t.co/liAeoVmCtl
Retweeted by Chris Martens @DRMacIver thank you for your serviceYes yes yes yes yes https://t.co/XiHj4rpnihlest anyone in #ralpol try to claim we didn't try asking nicely first.i'm in this photo (and i like it) https://t.co/U7814DRoj4
6/24
2020
This post points out the benefits of reaching "shared understanding of the problems that everyone is facing," which… https://t.co/BaPFxZtNOi @DRMacIver @Lynoure fair enough!"The problem with an attitude of 'Don’t complain, fix things' is that it means you can’t point out problems without… https://t.co/G6pf73PCtd @DRMacIver @Lynoure they also have a set on Anxiety specifically that has helped me a lot @DRMacIver @Lynoure have you tried the Headspace app? i find their approach to meditation really beginner-friendly,… https://t.co/l5iUyqg80m @cavaticat https://t.co/f5wSdLVwg6
6/23
2020
Hi it's time for another thread about speculative harms of technology! (It's starting to seem possible that I could… https://t.co/8YjMub7QjL
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6/20
2020
Today is Juneteenth! Here are some facts about the holiday: Juneteenth aka Black Independence Day celebrates the e… https://t.co/6VixKU4jaz
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6/19
2020
@maryannbaldwin @Saige4Raleigh @melton4raleigh @PBuffkin Are y'all aware of what's happening right now with the NC… https://t.co/oydxmhSQSdAnother interesting emergent video conference pattern: unmuting and muting your mic to signal "I'd like to jump in"… https://t.co/SAvYwgZMfw @guzdial i wrote a song about this when i was a grad student https://t.co/9Ysk6utXZJIf you work at a tech company that wants to think about HOW to do this (scaffolding ethical speculation in the desi… https://t.co/CUNHqLKwDQ
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6/18
2020
@gillianmsmith YES THANK YOUIn retrospect the problem was the push from the beginning to maintain “business as usual” as much as possible. Wis… https://t.co/VA0dsXaM8x
Retweeted by Chris MartensThinking today about how the pandemic could be the globally disrupting event that pushes academia to change big sys… https://t.co/WLXskbOLfu
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6/17
2020
This isn't to say we shouldn't center human experience with designed systems, just that we need to ask the right qu… https://t.co/K6sv2Ktjo6Designers get this wrong, too, by asking questions that presume people understand the design space (and its higher-… https://t.co/N9TePNVv71 @shadow sure, trying to do so in thread nowSo much of my work, in research and bike advocacy and political activism, is asking people to imagine things they'v… https://t.co/4023rTeVHgI mean I guess this is a UX thing more generally -- users tend to conflate expertise in their *experiences* with a… https://t.co/Bl83p91dw1The more I learn about city & transportation design, the more concerned I get that folks express such certainty abo… https://t.co/eMQ75IOfPD
6/15
2020
what does reflectiveness look like as an aesthetic for digital creative tools? this idea of tools that "help me see… https://t.co/BwPgLBQ1zr
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6/14
2020
@IvanPerezKeera Hmm... I think because I also want to know I'm "in the queue", so to speak? Even if I'm in a differ… https://t.co/ZqFxm4Bece
6/13
2020
Ah wow, this is really neat: a 2002 study of text chat augmenting in-person meetings https://t.co/oTCRggOlskAcademics, tell me about a time when a student asked a question (maybe expecting it to have a straightforward answe… https://t.co/UOIYLUO3RA
Retweeted by Chris Martens @lindsey @msully4321 (not like, a student in a class, but from when we were grad students together) @lindsey "How _would_ you formalize the 3 logicians walk into a bar joke in epistemic logic, anyway?" - @msully4321 @bblum0 yeah. sometimes i want voice (esp. in 1:1 or small-group interactions) if i feel it's important to express… https://t.co/EWcrNNYyCZ @bblum0 I mean a lot of "accessibility" work turns out to improve the normative experience, too (though i am skepti… https://t.co/WLeL5rkNx9 @bblum0 Yeah, I've been thinking a lot about how my experiences with Twitch (both as streamer and watcher) have inf… https://t.co/SlTWfRZnmz @glaebhoerl i relate to all this too! @JohannaF_math This looks great! @chrisamaphone This is one of my favorite things about the new #tmwyf seminar! A few "friends" keep videos and mics… https://t.co/dL2OyDe4dN
Retweeted by Chris Martens @samth @clegoues Did this recently in a webinar and someone was like "wtf how are you able to respond to chat live… https://t.co/IDJQnJHZ26 @samth @clegoues When I'm the front channel, I also monitor chat and I tend to interrupt myself a lot to respond to… https://t.co/Du1ZLU8eEx @samth @clegoues Yeah, I think it requires a different approach to moderation. Someone needs to actively monitor ch… https://t.co/zFeDFoF2uU @chrisamaphone Agreed. I've also observed that there's often relevant commentary that maybe doesn't rise to the le… https://t.co/eV0R6g52jT
Retweeted by Chris Martens @clegoues Yes! It creates a layer for "ambient" conversation that is bubbling under the surface, but not necessaril… https://t.co/J9XoNWE20fIn short, it reduces the problem of "waiting for your turn to speak" getting in the way of listening.It helps with being able to listen better: if I have a channel through which I can spit out the thought, get it out… https://t.co/PkzDhoV7Fs @mgrnbrg are you in the PLUX channel on Boffins? would be interesting to have a discussion there about the UX of REPLs and CLIs @mgrnbrg yeah, this makes me sad.I wonder if ADHD folks are more generally prone to preferring text over voice chat for this reason - each person ca… https://t.co/9LW5QtR75AIt might address an ADHD tendency I have in terms of needing to say what's in my head RIGHT NOW without having to a… https://t.co/TiWH4bH7hvI find that even if I have the option to unmute my mic and speak, I'd often rather type my message in chat. It make… https://t.co/PT8Z5rPmQhHaving text chat active during synchronous verbal/video meetings or streams does something really interesting in te… https://t.co/b7HIBTEER5
6/12
2020

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