Raz Schwartz Ph.D.

Senior Insights Manager
Innovation Product Area Lead @ Spotify

Category: Apps Reviews

  • prettymaps by Aaron Straup Cope

    prettymaps by Aaron Straup Cope

    Doing social science and studying maps are some of my favorite things. When you combine these two like Aaron Straup Cope (@thisisaaronland) is doing, it is not surprising I get really excited. Using Road, highway and path data collected by the OpenStreetMap (OSM) project, Aaron creates beutiful representations of cities that provide a small glimpse to the different factors that shape our cities. […]

  • Immaterials: Light painting WiFi by the YOUrban Project

    Light painting WiFi into the city. So cool!

  • DeHood – The Neighborhood Strikes Back

    Earlier Today I read on RWW about DeHood, a new location based social application that is trying to change the way we interact with our neighbors. DeHood was the idea of Babak Hedayati, a former founder and employee of several start-ups, that decided to create “a social networking company for the good of local community.” According to […]