Participa Lab: Inteligencia Colectiva para la Democracia 2017

From November 6 to 18, I attended the Inteligencia Colectiva para la Democracia workshop at Medialab Prado. While last year my participation consisted on mentoring groups, this year I joined one of the projects as a collaborator. In particular, I was in a team with Amy X. Zhang (coordinator and creator of the early prototype), Julio Reyes, … More Participa Lab: Inteligencia Colectiva para la Democracia 2017

International School and Conference on Network Science 2015

Also this week, the article “Interactions of Cultures and Top People of Wikipedia from Ranking of 24 Language Editions” by my colleagues Young-Ho Eom, David Laniado, Andreas Kaltenbrunner, Sebastiano Vigna, Dima L. Shepelyansky and me will be presented in Netsci 2015, the flagship conference on Complex Networks promoted by the NetSci Society. In this talk, I will … More International School and Conference on Network Science 2015

Not all paths lead to Rome: Analysing the network of sister cities

The present year begins with a new article: “Not all paths lead to Rome: Analysing the network of sister cities” (arXiv) In this work with Andreas Kaltenbrunner, David Laniado and Yana Volkovich, we discuss the practice of sister city pairing. Specifically, we investigate structural properties of the resulting city and country networks and present rankings of the most … More Not all paths lead to Rome: Analysing the network of sister cities

A study of the links in the Wikipedia that made history

Wikipedia is the sixth most visited website in the world. Its articles written collaboratively represent the primary source of information on many topics for millions of people. In fact, they can be considered a mirror of the global collective memory. In Barcelona Media we have analyzed biographies of people on Wikipedia using the links between … More A study of the links in the Wikipedia that made history