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Jeff Nagy

Jeff Nagy

Jeff Nagy is a PhD Candidate in Communication at Stanford University, where he studies the long history of exchanges between computing and the behavioral sciences from World War II to the present. His dissertation, Watching Feeling: Emotional Data from Cybernetics to Social Media, tells the story of how emotion was made computable. His other research interests include the role of disability in the history of  behavioral psychology, the social integration of emerging technologies, and the history of computer-mediated labor.