Tyler Crick is a PhD Student in Sociology at the University of Waterloo. His master’s research was focused on rhetoric, discourse analysis, digital literacy, and misinformation, with his major research project being the development of a browser toolbar to assist internet users with assessing the credibility of online content. His current research interests continue to be focused on misinformation, with an emphasis on its production, patterns of dissemination, and social impact. This research includes large scale data analysis using computational social science methods such as social network analysis, machine learning, and natural language processing. His work with NetLab has been focused on Python development, as well as research and development in a broad range of computational methodologies.
University of Waterloo