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Michael Black

University of Illinois
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Champaign, IL
Michael L. Black is the Associate Director for the Institute for Computing in Humanities, Art, and Social Science and a postdoctoral research associate with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. While at I-CHASS, he has helped plan and manage data mining projects in English, Sociology, African American Studies, International Studies, Library Science, and the College of Law. Several of these projects involve “big data”, using over 500,000 documents and running analysis on high-performance computing resources through the XSEDE Program. His own research explores the cultural history of personal computing by examining the discursive effects of programming practices. He completed his PhD in English at the University of Illinois in 2014.

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Friday, May 29

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