International Conference on Web and Social Media 2019

What an unforgettable week in Munich! The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM-19) was held this year at the the Bavarian capital. This edition (the fourth in a row) I attended the conference to present, together with Vicenç Gómez and Andreas Kaltenbrunner, a tutorial on generative models of discussion threads. The tutorial … More International Conference on Web and Social Media 2019

International Conference on Web and Social Media 2017

This week I am in Montreal (Canada) for the 11th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM-17). This is my second edition (in a row) at this venue for computational social science. This year I am presenting my recent PhD work “To Thread or Not to Thread: The Impact of Conversation Threading on Online … More International Conference on Web and Social Media 2017

IPP2016: The Platform Society

On Thursday and Friday I have attended IPP2016: The Platform Society, convened by the Oxford Internet Institute (University of Oxford). This academic conference belongs to the biennial Internet, Politics, and Policy (IPP) academic conference series and was designed to gather scholars interested in analysing online platforms and how they shape societies. My attendance was motivated … More IPP2016: The Platform Society

Reflexiones sobre el Cloud Computing

Durante los dos últimos años (aprox.) he estado diseñando sistemas distribuidos de computación de alto rendimiento. Por diversos motivos, Amazon ha sido una arquitectura muy útil para su implementación. Uno de los sistemas más interesantes y cercanos en Amazon es el desarrollado por Ricardo Galli en Menéame (http://gallir.wordpress.com/2009/12/30/como-montamos-meneame-en-amazon-ec2/). Sin embargo, la reciente crisis (http://gallir.wordpress.com/2011/08/10/la-crisis-con-amazon-aws/) ocasionada … More Reflexiones sobre el Cloud Computing