Twitter Data Mining Reveals the Origins of Support for Islamic State, MIT Technology Review, March 2015.
The Emergency Science of Human-Data Interaction, MIT Technology Review, January 2015.
10 Stories That Will Drive The Global Agenda in 2015, UN Dispatch, January 2015.
Data Mining Reveals How News Coverage Varies Around the Word, MIT Technology Review, October 2014.
'Where's Waldo' … but for Science, CNN, September 2014.
Can an Algorithm Solve Twitter’s Credibility Problem?, The New Yorker, 2014.
Lies are everywhere on the Internet. But this free tool could potentially fight them, The Washington Post, May 2014.
This handy Chrome plugin tells you which tweets you can trust, Daily Dot, 2014.
Using Twitter to track political polarisation in Egypt, Al Jazeera, October 2013.
Qatar-based team develops software that predicts the popularity of news stories, Doha News, August 2013.
Nowhere to hide: The next manhunt will be crowdsourced, New Scientist, 2013.
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