Monthly Archives: September 2014

Masters Project: The usability of Dutch charity websites donation processes

Tjaard Kooiman on his masters project: The usability of Dutch charity websites donation processes In order to help charities handle their currently declining income, I studied how easy to use the donation processes on their websites are. Because an easy to

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Masters Project: Controlling GUI elements with a DJ Deck

Guus Rietbergen on his thesis: Controlling GUI elements with a DJ Deck When reviewing the possible Master Thesis projects, the Data DJ project by Paul Groth sparked my interest. Paul used a DJ Deck to integrate different social media streams into

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Masters Project: Integrating interest-based content recommendation into social feeds

Yaron Yitzak summarizes the results of his masters project Integrating interest-based content recommendation into social feeds: A social feed such as Twitter’s home timeline displays follow based content; updates (e.g. tweets), in chronological order, from followed accounts. Not necessarily all the

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Jorge Morato visits the Web and Media Group

From Jorge Morato: I received a short Erasmus stay last September 2014 at the Web & Media group. The goal of these stays is to create links and shared research projects between institutions, to acquire knowledge and good practices, and

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Joining Elsevier Labs

I’m pleased to announce that at the beginning of 2015 I’ll be joining Elsevier Labs as Disruptive Technology Director 1. In the past several years, there has been an explosion of creativity with respect to both research communication and research

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Joining Elsevier Labs

I’m pleased to announce that at the beginning of 2015 I’ll be joining Elsevier Labs as Disruptive Technology Director 1. In the past several years, there has been an explosion of creativity with respect to both research communication and research

Posted in Paul Groth, Staff Blogs