NYC Sticky Storm
What does/should solidarity look like online especially for social jusice issues and movements?
Space for critique in solidarity
Magical-cyborg feminism for men
The role of acountability for both activism and abusive interactions via social media
Trust and identity verification in online communities and relationships
Social spaces have architecture, but also hosts, guests, culture (like yoghurt)
Subjective Experience and/versus Social Power of Structure
When life sucks even though yr hella privleged: guides to talking as an individual
Social justice mindset vs personal entitlement mindset.
Interruptions are observable phenomenon. cf, derailment
How to help someone understand something they can never experience (or do not believe exists)
How broader social forces impact + influence relationships between individual people
Differentiating between free speech, bad speech, more speech, and harassment
The right to exclude: physical spaces, inbox, community forum
What does social ostracizing mean, when it's a whole, connected world?
The evolution of specialized jargon within internet communities
Triage of people under internet attack
How to salvage a conversation when communication TOTALLY breaks down
When something goges wrong, what ways of talking abou that are most helpful?
Recovering from past mistakes (or just changing) when everything is so documented
How many cute kitten photos does it take to defuse a nasty comments section?
Reconsilliation versus conflict
The balance between 'explaining up' and 'it's not my job to teach or take care of you, person from more dominant group.'
How groups self-organize via social media - same, or different than offline?
Globalization and identity: polarizing effect, social growing pain when signifiers lose meaning
Self-categorization: theory and how that creates divides, human nature naturally divides itself and loss of regional categorization limits makes Wild West
Tools for communication and organizing
Chosen versus imposed identities in online/offline environments
Chan culture (as a curcible of ideas)
Opt-In versus Opt-Out
How do you tell someone they're using triggering language/terms?
The mechanims and effect of 'safe spaces' within and outside of a community
How can the space of this conversation be made more inclusive to folks who find its discourse un-parsable?
Safer spaces for converation where people can be wrong (and learn)
How we (people) Communicate
Nonviolent communicating, John Gottman's research on marriage, etc
Is ther ea productive use for our anger and/or pain?
Is trolling ever ok?
How do you 'internet'? How do you do it effectively?
'non verbal' cues in text-based (or text and image based) communities
How can we have these hard conversations across major differnce while still remaining warm and open to each other as humans?
What is the decision process internally or collectively before deciding to engage online? (in a specific thread or conversation)
How signfiers lost meaning? Language perverts at faster rate. Hipster/Fedora Wearer/SJW
Does all this being in the zeitgeist mean a positive or negative? VIsibility is important in diversity. We gain this but what do we lose?
One to Very Many
To what extent does engaging with network-scale social change our capacities in other social contexts?
What positive micro-interactions can be scaled-up without losing their character?
The benefits (to marketers) of an emotion-allized audience
Social justice in common space, all at once, rather than peicemeal