D-CENT: From Citizen Data to Wisdom of the Crowd

The latest deliverable of D-CENT project has been released: From citizen data to wisdom of the Crowd. In this document we present the work of data visualisation performed on the Decide Madrid platform, launched on September 2015 by the Madrid City Council for open citizen decision-making. In the first section we explain the functionalities of Decide Madrid and… More D-CENT: From Citizen Data to Wisdom of the Crowd

Herramientas para la Democracia: Abriendo la Participación

The beginning of the week has been followed by the attendance to the event Herramientas para la democracia: Abriendo la Participación held in Medialab Prado (Madrid). The event has gathered citizens from several Spanish cities and international experts in digital participation in order to discuss experiences on online tools for direct and deliberative democracy. I arrived Madrid on Wednesday morning to… More Herramientas para la Democracia: Abriendo la Participación

Big Bang Data – London

This afternoon I visited the Big Bang Data exhibition at the Somerset House (London). The exhibition explores the issues surrounding the datafication of our world through the work of artists, designers, journalists and visionaries. As the data explosion accelerates, Big Bang Data asks if we really understand our relationship with data, and explores the meaning and… More Big Bang Data – London

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

4th Databeers

Yesterday I participated in the 4th Databeers event held at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona. My talk was based on our latest research article for the D-CENT project: “When a Movement Becomes a Party: The 2015 Barcelona City Council Election” that examines the structural properties of the new forms of political organization that emerged from the 15M… More 4th Databeers

Netsci 2015: Assessing inter-cultural patterns through ranking biographies

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 Netsci 2015: Assessing inter-cultural patterns through ranking biographies