Visiting Researcher at MoMA, NYC

Visiting Researcher at MoMA, NYC

This summer I was invited by the MoMA, NYC, to explore visualization techniques for their collection. This was a great opportunity to explore and visualize one of the world’s most fascinating visual collection and the outcomes of this research will be published soon.

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Amazing Press Coverage!

Amazing Press Coverage!

Wow! I am overwhelmed by the interest in our phototrails.net project! Since we launched the website we got press coverage from leading media outlets such as Wired, Der Spiegel and the Guardian as well as other newspapers in Italy, Brazil, Hungary, Japan and Turkey! Thank you so much! Read the press articles here

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Our new paper is out!

Our new paper is out!

I am very excited to announce our new article and website phototrails.net are out! Here is the abstract of the paper that is published in the July issue of the open-access journal First Monday: How are users’ experiences of production, sharing, and interaction with the media they create mediated by the interfaces of particular social media platforms? How can we use computational analysis and visualizations of the content of visual social media (e.g., user photos, as …

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Our work has been featured on HAARETZ – Israel’s daily newspaper

Our work has been featured on HAARETZ   – Israel’s daily newspaper

Check out an interview with me about our visualization work, digital humanities and future research direction  for visual social media data. You can find the full interview here:  http://www.haaretz.co.il/captain/net/.premium-1.2033667

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Cities Made By People at the Lloyd Digital Lab

Cities Made By People at the Lloyd Digital Lab

If you’re around Amsterdam this Tuesday (May 7, 2013) , come see us talk about re-imagining the city in the age of social media. The talk is part of the Lloyd Digital Lab cultural embassy series of  talks, exhibitions and collaborations from people creating new perspectives on urban life.

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Visualizing Instagram at CHI 2013 Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Geography

Visualizing Instagram at CHI 2013 Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Geography

We will present our work on spatio-temporal analysis of visual social media data in the GeoHCI 2013 workshop, as part of  the The ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. The workshop aims to provide a venue for members of the human-computer interaction and geography communities to create and share knowledge on topics that span this disciplinary boundary.  Read more here. Please come say hello!

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Visualizing Instagram at the ICWSM Social Media Visualization Workshop

Visualizing Instagram at the ICWSM Social Media Visualization Workshop

I’m super excited about presenting our Instagram visualization paper at the upcoming ICWSM conference in Dublin. The program is already online and it looks great: http://www.icwsm.org/2012/program/program

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