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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Lazer on NPR’s “All Things Considered”

Written on August 19, 2016 at 12:22 pm, by

NULab co-director and professor of political science and computer science and information David Lazer appeared on NPR’s “All Things Considered”, along with several others from his Northeastern Lab, on Thursday, August 18 to talk about Donald Trump’s Twitter strategy. Take a listen or a look at the transcript to hear Lazer’s take.

GIS & Data Visualization Open Office Hours

Written on August 16, 2016 at 11:31 am, by

Stop by Snell Co-Lab D near Argo Tea to meet with Steven Braun and Bahare Sanaie-Movahed, the library’s data visualization and GIS specialists. These informal drop-in open office hours are perfect for those who want to learn more about the fields or get help with specific projects!

The Cat-And-Mouse-Game of Blocking Digital Ads

Written on August 15, 2016 at 5:16 pm, by

Facebook has updated its approach to digital ad-blocking while expanding users’ control over their advertising experience on the site. NULab faculty member and assistant professor of computer science Christo Wilson, along with assistant professor of computer science Yakov Bart, spoke with Northeastern News about digital marketing and Big Data. See their “3Qs” feature here.