Peer Reviewed Publications

Many Bills: Visualizing the Anatomy of Congressional Legislation. With Elif Aktolga, Irene Ros, Joan Morris DiMicco. AAAI-11 Workshop.on Scalable Integration of Analytics and Visualization, Aug 2011.

Detecting outlier sections in us congressional legislation. With Elif Aktolga, Irene Ros. Proceedings of SIGIR 2011, July 24-28 2011.

Many bills: engaging citizens through visualizations of congressional legislation. With Irene Ros, Joan Morris DiMicco, Matt McKeon. Proceedings of CHI 2011, May 7-12 2011.

Share: A programming environment for loosely bound cooperation. With J. Donath. Proceedings of CHI 2010, April 10-15 April 2010.

DocBlocks: Communication-minded Visualization of Topics in U.S. Congressional Bills. With I. Ros, M Mckeon. Work In Progress Paper, CHI 2010, 10-15 April 2010.

thesis Creative Networks: Socio-Technical Tools for Loosely Bound Cooperation M.S. Thesis, MIT Media Lab 2009.

Mycrocosm: Visual Microblogging. With J. Donath. 42nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 4-8, 2009, Waikoloa, Hawaii

Taking Sides: Dynamic Text and Hip-Hop. With J. Lewis. 14th ACM International Conference on Multimedia, October 22-28, 2006, Santa Barbara, California.

Invited Talks

Visualizing You and Me. Visualizing Knowledge. Helsinki, Finland. September 2012

Open Government, Transparency and Visualization: Lessons Learned in Visualizing US Congressional Legislation. Open Knowledge Festival. Helsinki, Finland. September 2012

Data Visualization. Siemens CIO Technology Summit. Boston, Massachusetts. February 2012


IBM's Many Bills: This Law Visualization Tool Can Help.Unlock Legislative Dealings. Fast Company. September 13, 2011.

Computers Help.Social Animals to See Beyond Their Tribes. The New York Times. December 19, 2010.

IBM Launches "Many Bills" Legislation Browser. GigaOM. April 19, 2010.

Infographic of the Day: How Congress Almost Awarded Tiger Woods for "Grace and Dignity". Fast Company. April 09, 2010.

The New Examined Life. The Wall Street Journal. December 06, 2008.