This is a fun opportunity to learn more about data in a safe space! Any degree of understanding of data is welcome! In this Data Jam we will be collecting everything but the kitchen sink on your phone (of course with your permission) this will entail all things social media. Saved posts, screenshots, or liked content, from Instagram to TikTok to Twitter. This is a great chance to enter the world of data visualization! We will be going through and tagging posts while coming up with hypotheses'.
The UW Women’s Centre, in collaboration with Games Institute, is hosting an educational panel surrounding misogyny in games and gaming culture as part of the Women’s Centre’s annual “Love Your Body” week. The purpose of the event is to draw on women and queer students who study gender in relation to tech, online community building, and gaming to talk about these spaces, their experiences in them, and the overall impact this has on women and queer folks.