Raz Schwartz Ph.D.

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Innovation Product Area Lead @ Spotify

Category: Academia

  • CFP When the City Meets the Citizens Workshop at ICWSM 2013

    A bunch of great people (and me) are organizing a workshop at the upcoming ICWSM conference. If you are interested in cities and social media, make sure you submit your work! :) Here is the CFP: The 2nd When the City Meets the Citizens Workshop: Big Data and the Study of the Urban Habitat Boston, July […]

  • Big News! I am joining the Social Media Information Lab at Rutgers University

    I am super excited to announce that I will be joining Mor Naaman‘s team of researchers in the Social Media Information Lab at Rutgers University for a Post-Doc position this year. I have been following the awesome research they have been doing there for some time now and after meeting the people in person I […]

  • In the Name of Software Morality

    Twitterville, the blogosphere, and many tech news outlets were gushing this week after a Cult of Mac write up regarding an iPhone app with the quite literal name “Girls Around Me“. This app that was introduced to Apple’s app store not long ago was quickly removed after a press backlash. At first glance, this app does […]

  • The Livehoods Project

    We are getting ready to launch our research project website and I’m very excited about it! In the meantime, you are invited to join our mailing list on the Livehoods website to get news as soon as it goes live.

  • Upcoming presentation at Theorizing the Web Conference

    I will be presenting a new part of my work at the upcoming Theorizing the Web conference that will take place on Saturday, April 9th at College Park. If you will be around the area, you are more than welcome to join me (and three other super interesting panelists) to talk about Augmented Reality. Otherwise you can […]

  • Upcoming Paper Presentation at SSHA Conference in Chicago

    Next Saturday, November 20th,  I will be presenting a paper at the Social Science History Association Annual conference in the Palmer House Hilton, Chicago. My paper will be a part of the Queer Notions of Place panel that will take place in room Clark 7 between 8:00am – 10:00am. The paper I am presenting explores the ways […]