D-CENT: Results of the data analysis

The latest deliverable of D-CENT project has been released: D2.3 Results of the data analysis. The document contains the results of the analysis of digital data related to Barcelona Comú, an emerging grassroots movement-party that won the 2015 Barcelona City Council election. In the first part of this report we detail some of the technopolitical processes involved in developing Barcelona … More D-CENT: Results of the data analysis

D-CENT: Network democracy for a better city

Source: http://dcentproject.eu/2015/04/d-cent-event-network-democracy-for-a-better-city/ Exciting news! We have set the date and preliminary agenda for the next D-CENT event. On May 5th, we will be hosting a conference in Barcelona which dives into Network democracy for a better city. Our plan is to inspire a great number of high-level policy makers, academics, activists, civic society organisations, and hackers to debate the … More D-CENT: Network democracy for a better city

D-CENT: Kick-off meeting

From November 10 to 12, I went to London to the kick-off meeting of D-CENT project, selected under the first FP7 call of Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation. The agenda included a meeting where the partners explained the corresponding work packages. In my case, as researcher of Barcelona Media, I explained, with my colleagues … More D-CENT: Kick-off meeting

The reinvention of democracy in the network society

In May and June 2012 Arnau Monterde, coordinator of the program “Communication and Civil Society” at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (Open University of Catalonia) organized two workgroups: Internet, net neutrality, ethical hacker and digital culture Internet, and new institutional crisis I was invited to the first one to discuss with very valuable people as Gala Pin, Carlos … More The reinvention of democracy in the network society

15MP2P Conference

The 15M movement is part of a wave of protests that began in 2011 which generated a new global political cycle. This global wave is characterized by the occupation of the urban space and the strategic use of digital communication networks, which express a new self-organized collective behavior and, also, a new paradigm of political … More 15MP2P Conference

15Mdata Hackaton

In the last weekend, the first 15Mdata Hackathon was held at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (theoretical session on Friday) and Ateneu Candela (practical session on Saturday). The event on Friday began with a presentation of our research group (datAnalysis15m) by Arnau Monterde and Javier Toret. Arnau Monterde detailed the following goals for the present year: To establish a … More 15Mdata Hackaton

Review of 2012

Now when 2013 starts, I finish my first full calendar year as a researcher at Barcelona Media. Consequently, I think it is an ideal moment to review the research conducted in 2012. This year has been strongly marked by the study of the communication dynamics on Twitter of the main political parties in the Spanish … More Review of 2012

Estructura de las conversaciones digitales de las Jornadas “Movimientos, Cambio Social y Comunicación”

Después del gran éxito de las Jornadas “Las Transformaciones de la Sociedad Civil y la Política en la era de Internet. Movimientos, Cambio Social y Comunicación”, el grupo “Información, Tecnología y Sociedad” de Barcelona Media ha realizado un pequeño análisis y unas visualizaciones de lo que pasó en Twitter durante el evento. La información se … More Estructura de las conversaciones digitales de las Jornadas “Movimientos, Cambio Social y Comunicación”