Lecture: "Visualizing Palestine: Data Driven Journalism in Palestine" (MIT)

  • MIT Building 34 (EG&G Education Center) 50 Vassar Street, Bldg 34 Cambridge, MA 02139

A lecture by RAMZI JABER, who is the cofounder of Visualizing Impact, an interdisciplinary organization that specializes in data visualization, technology and data journalism creating visual stories on social justice issues . www.visualizingimpact.org

Launched in 2012, VP is the first portfolio of Visualizing Impact (VI) an independent, non-profit laboratory for innovation at the intersection of data science, technology, and design.  Visualizing Palestine creates data-driven tools to advance a factual, rights-based narrative of the Palestinian-Israeli issue.

at the EG&G Education Center (Bldg 34, Rm 101) see Event Page

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Visualizing Palestine

 

Ramzi is also cofounder of onlinecensorship.org, a space where communities crowdsource instances of censorship enacted by private online platforms. During the Spring of 2012 he was a fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law as a Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Ramzi has also just been recently selected as an Ashoka Fellow and has been featured by Creative Commons.