May 16, 2013 (11:45 am to 1:15 pm) at Campus de L’innovation et du sport (sale L043), Mathaf a public seminar entitled “Le Web en Question”.
Abstracts: "Comprendre l'impact du Web" presented by Stephane Bazan - The Web is the largest human informational construction. It needs to be studied and understood. No discipline can pretend to understand the various impacts of Web. In 2006, researchers from around the World gathered around Sir Tim Berners-Lee to create a research initiative, called Web Science. Web Science is the interdisciplinary approach needed to understand the Web. It mixes qualitative and quantitative research methods to observe, measure and understand the Web as a socio-technonological object. By combining statistics, data sets analysis, modelization and social theory, Web Science provides interdisciplinary research and education in various academic institutions and research centers all over the World.
"Your Personal Safety on the Web" presented by Nabil Bukhalid - Popular websites like Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Flickr, Google+ and Blogspot make it easy to build a web of friends and acquaintances, and share with them your photos, contact information, whereabouts, and interests. But be mindful about what you post; don’t give away your privacy; don’t put your safety or your future at risk; Remember the personal information, photos and videos you post on the Internet may be available for years, and your profile may be viewed by future employers and school admissions officials, as well as identity thieves, spammers, and stalkers; Remember, what you giving away you cannot take it back! (The presentation will be proceeded by a brief introduction of ISOC-LB activities and strategic plan for 2013 -2015).
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