Researchers in many disciplines increasingly feel pressured to adopt new technology, infrastructure, and publishing models. They are routinely peppered with terms such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big data, ChatGPT, Cloud infrastructure, Open access, Data Management Plans. This workshop will introduce aging studies researchers to these terms and more with quick guidelines on whether and how they matter in the context of critical aging studies and the Aging in Data project. The workshop includes ample time for an interactive discussion.
Biography: Unmil works a Scientist at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Aging & Care (CIRAC) at the University of Graz, Austria. He blends techniques from Social, Information, and Computer Sciences to study the creation, management, and use of digital data for supporting scholarship in various disciplines. His current research areas include Sociogerontechnology, human-data interaction, and digital humanities. He leads data governance activities for the Aging in Data project through his service on its governing board. Unmil holds a PhD in Computer Science and a courtesy appointment as a Research Associate at the University of Texas at Austin, USA.
About the Series: What Would Data Do? is a workshop series hosted by the Aging in Data project that focuses on data-related issues faced by critical aging studies scholars.