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Multilingualism research featured in The Guardian

A recent article in the Guardian newspaper by Holly Yong surveys much research about online language divides, including my work on multilingualism and cross-language bridging: Translation technologies offer one solution to bridging online language divides, while also opening up new … Continue reading

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Design for multilinguals: Seemingly simple yet often missed

As I prepare my slides for CHI 2014, I’m struck by one implication I give for the research I will present on language and Twitter, “Allow each user to have a set of multiple preferred languages;” or, more simply: consider … Continue reading

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Interactive Maps

Update: 6 November 2012 – US map featured in the Guardian. I’ve not blogged for a while on this site, because I’ve been doing lots of blogging on the InteractiveVis project site. InteractiveVis is a project to create easy to … Continue reading

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Need your vote (if .ac.uk email)! — Interactive visualization development

Update: 25 June 2012 The project has been choosen by JISC to receive funding. Further information on the project and status updates will be communicated via the InteractiveVis project blog. Update: 27 March 2012 We’ve been successful in getting 150 … Continue reading

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Two new publications, new research project, looking to hire

A lot has happened since my last post, and the selected publications page has been updated to reflect this. I am very pleased to announce that my work looking at cross-language linking in the blogosphere following the 2010 Haitian earthquake, … Continue reading

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Visualizing English, Spanish, Japanese in the blogosphere

Update (Feb. 2012): The paper is now published and freely available from the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1083-6101.2011.01568.x/full. Update (Dec. 2011): The full paper from which this dataset comes will be published in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication in January … Continue reading

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