Thanks to our speakers Lydia Laurenson, Pleuni Pennings, and Daniel Cohen for three excellent talks. If you want to learn more, you’re in luck! Here are all the links and citations mentioned in their talks, and a list of materials that riff on the presenters’ themes provided by our friends at the San Francisco Public Library. Enjoy!

“Censorship, Colors, Collectivism, & Salesmanship: How Culture Affects Social Media” by Lydia Laurenson

  • Twitter: @lydialaurenson, Blog:
  • Lydia’s O’Reilly Strata article “Measuring culture” with much more info about the topics in her talk
  • And TechCrunch article “The Censorship Effect
  • Products mentioned: LINE, Kik, Bubbly, WeChat,
  • Wan-Hsiu (Sunny) Tsai, Linjuan Rita Men, (2012) “Cultural values reflected in corporate pages on popular social network sites in China and the United States”, Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing, Vol. 6 Iss: 1, pp.42 – 58 (Abstract)
  • Hochman, Nadav, and Raz Schwartz. “Visualizing Instagram: Tracing cultural visual rhythms.” Proceedings of the Workshop on Social Media Visualization (SocMedVis) in conjunction with the Sixth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM–12). 2012. (Full text)
  • Usunier, Jean-Claude, and Nicolas Roulin. “The influence of high-and low-context communication styles on the design, content, and language of business-to-business web sites.” Journal of Business Communication 47.2 (2010): 189-227. (Abstract)

From the SFPL:

“Learning from Stupid Ideas & HIV Treatment Gone Wrong” by Pleuni Pennings

  • Twitter: @pleunipennings, Blog:
  • HIV Statistics: San Francisco AIDS Foundation, and the CDC
  • Reiss, Peter, et al. “Resumption of HIV antigen production during continuous zidovudine treatment.” The Lancet 331.8582 (1988): 421. (Subscription/Paywall)
  • Pennings, Pleuni Simone. “Standing genetic variation and the evolution of drug resistance in HIV.” PLoS computational biology 8.6 (2012): e1002527. (Full text)
  • Margot, N. A., et al. “Resistance development over 144 weeks in treatment‐naive patients receiving tenofovir disoproxil fumarate or stavudine with lamivudine and efavirenz in Study 903*.” HIV medicine 7.7 (2006): 442-450. (Full text)

From the SFPL:

“Walk This Way: The Strange Story of Bioelectricity” by Daniel J. Cohen

From the SFPL:

See you on June 18th for NNSF #49. Until then, happy nerding!