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19 June 2018 / / Publications
Authors: David Garcia, Yonas Mitike Kassa, Angel Cuevas, Manuel Cebrian, Esteban Moro, Iyad Rahwan, and Ruben Cuevas Journal: PNAS June 19, 2018. 201717781. LINK Abstract: Online social media are information resources that can have a transformative power in society. While the Web was envisioned as an equalizing force that allows everyone to access information, the digital divide prevents large amounts of people from being present online. Online social media, in particular, are prone to gen- der inequality, an important issue given the link between social media use and employment.
03 March 2018 / / Media
Article in El País (in Spanish) about how algorithms are now the big asset of companies, agencies and researchers to transform data into value La era del algoritmo ha llegado y tus datos son un tesoro “La primera revolución llegó hace unos años con el almacenamiento de inmensas cantidades de datos procedentes de las huellas electrónicas que todos dejamos. La segunda, en la que estamos inmersos, procede de la capacidad que tanto empresarios como usuarios o investigadores tienen para analizar estos datos.
31 October 2017 / / Media
This episode of the Spanish television program El Cazador de cerebros show the uses of Big Data in social problems. Shot at MIT Medialab, I share the episode with friends like Manuel García Herranz (who works and shows much cooler things that I do.) El Cazador de Cerebros
07 January 2016 / / Media
Video of my talk “Dynamics in Complex Networks: Analysing Real-world Data” at the Workshop on Complex Network Mining and Analysis in Wrocław, Poland, January 2016 You can also find the transparencies here
05 November 2015 / / Media
Video of my talk “your data, our society” given at #sngular810, the S|ngular presentation event celebrated in Madrid in Oct. 2015. In my talk I show the uses of bigdata at different scales of resolution to understand our society.
24 September 2015 / / Media
Video of my talk “Nowcasting. Sociedades para nuevas formas de organización” in the conference “Tecnología e Innovación para el Desarrollo” at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.