4/11/10 CHI 2010 Workshop Microblogging, Atlanta, GA.
Selected to present ongoing work on using Twitter to predict box-office performance.
10/21/09 Google, Cambridge, MA.
Presentation of ongoing work on open-source, computer-based, educational software.
7/30/08 Three Paradoxes of the Drug Prohibition, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
Presentation of ongoing research about drug policy and incarceration rates.
5/3/08 Race and New Media, City College of Technology, New York, NY.
Keynote: “BlackPlanet.com and the Future of Race and New Media”
4/19/08 Conference on Order, Conflict and Violence, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
Presentation of paper: “How Does Police Response Affect Riot Severity?”
10/27/07 American Association of School Librarians, Reno, NV.
Keynote speech: “How Can Libraries Can Thrive in the Age of Google?”
2/23/07 Harvard Graduate School of Education Conference, Cambridge, MA.
Presentation of original research: “Did Crack Cocaine Increase Dropouts?”
2/10/07 Tavis Smiley Presents: State of the Black Union, Hampton University, VA.
Panel discussion broadcast on C-SPAN.
4/20/05 Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
Speech: “Participatory Media.”
4/4/05 USC Annenberg School, Laguna, CA.
Keynote speech: “Non-Elephantine Zoology: Everything Converges to Community.”
10/18/04 Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC.
Speech: “The Diversity Gap: How Demographic and Technological Change Are Creating the New Generation Gap.”
1/11/04 American Library Association, San Diego, CA.
Keynote speech: “Child Internet Protection Act and Online Community.”
10/24/03 Tri-Caucus Retreat, Asian-American, Black and Hispanic Congressional Caucuses’ Annual Gathering, San Juan, PR.
Keynote speech: “How Multicultural Youth Are Reshaping America.”