Cox and Vis speak at Internet Research 13

 

Two representatives of the School spoke at Internet Research 13 at the University of Salford, 18-21 October. Dr Andrew Cox participated in a panel discussion on “Weaving handicrafts into the Web: crafting cultures and online communities”, while Dr Farida Vis presented on “What do data visualisations want?” Read more

 

iSchool’s “TwitterZombie” Helps Researchers Examine Bite-Sized Pieces of Twitterverse

 

Taking a close look at the steady flow of millions of 140-character messages per day generated on Twitter is akin to trying to take a drink from the torrent of a fire hydrant?s discharge. But thanks to sophisticated software named in homage to the researcher, transfixed on a computer monitor, that it is designed to relieve, the ?TwitterZombie? is helping researchers at The iSchool, College of Information Science and Technology at Drexel University collect tweets without being washed away. Read more