Timeline Event | May 17, 2020

Social Physics Coding Workshop

Participants: Jeff Leichman, Ben Samuel, Daniel DeKerlegand, Paul François, Chiara Azzaretti, Charlee Redman Bezilla, Julien Legoff, Camille Gros, Louise Moulin

Activities: Originally planned as an in-person workshop, this event moved online due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Introduction to principles of coding social physics predicates in Ensemble, followed by intensive multi-day dataset building, using a custom-designed authoring tool to code social situations found in period readings prepared by workshop participants. A write-up of this experimental workshop is forthcoming from the Canadian journal Digital Studies/Le Champ numérique.