KDD 2021

Last Sunday was a very intense day. Right after our Wikimania 2021 workshop on Indicators for the Wikimedia Projects, I joined the Second International MIS2 Workshop: Misinformation and Misbehavior Mining on the Web. This workshop was held in conjunction with KDD 2021 venue for researchers working in, or adjacent to these diverse areas to coalesce … More KDD 2021

Wikimania 2021

Wikimania is the annual conference of the Wikimedia movement to celebrate and discuss its free knowledge project such as Wikipedia, Wikidata, Commons, etc. As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 edition had to be cancelled and this year edition was the first that was held online with three days program of conferences, discussions, … More Wikimania 2021

esLibre 2021

esLibre is a Spanish conference for people interested in free technologies, focused on sharing knowledge and experiences around them. This edition was (virtually) hosted by LibreLabUCM and included a track on Knowledge and Free Culture organized by Wikimedia España, the Spanish non-profit organization recognized by the Wikimedia Foundation as the local chapter in Spain. The … More esLibre 2021

Data Justice 2021

This week I attended the Data Justice Conference. This event is organized every two years by the Data Justice Lab at Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Culture (JOMEC) to bring together international scholars, practitioners, activists, and community groups to discuss issues around the relationship between datafication and social justice. This edition, originally planned … More Data Justice 2021

DIAMOND: research papers

DIAMOND is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program to analyze and convert data into knowledge to support gender inclusion in current and future transport systems. I contributed to this project while working as a research scientist at Eurecat (project coordination partner) to provide guidance on how to retrieve … More DIAMOND: research papers

BJET: Emergency education effects on teacher abilities and motivation to use digital technologies

Yesterday, the British Journal of Educational Technology published our journal article “Emergency education effects on teacher abilities and motivation to use digital technologies”.  This work includes a study to examine how teacher motivation and abilities related to the use of digital technologies for teaching have changed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The methodology … More BJET: Emergency education effects on teacher abilities and motivation to use digital technologies

Research Scientist position at Wikimedia Foundation

It has been almost 10 years since I arrived in Barcelona for working as a research engineer at Fundació Barcelona Media (research scientist at Eurecat after a few years). Many things have happened since then: discovering that social media analysis techniques could help to understand social and political phenomena, co-founding the DatAnalysis15M research network, contributing … More Research Scientist position at Wikimedia Foundation

DCI Talk

The Digital Curation Institute (DCI) is an interdisciplinary unit, founded in 2010, at the Faculty of Information, of University of Toronto to investigate the principles, theories, technologies, and tools related to the creation, management, use, interpretation and preservation of digital resources. The institute regularly schedules events about these topics and yesterday I was invited to … More DCI Talk

Decidim Fest 2020

Last week we held a new edition of Decidim Fest. After the successful 2019 edition, that was preceded by the original Metadecidim Annual Conferences (Jornades Anuals Metadecidim), this year we had to reinvent our community meeting given the restrictions to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The major change was that the conference was completely online. As … More Decidim Fest 2020

Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2020

Yesterday we held our ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2020 (CSCW 2020) workshop in Civic Technologies: Research, Practice, and Open Challenges. CSCW is the premier venue for research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks by bringing together top researchers and practitioners. Although Computer-Supported Cooperative Work … More Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2020