Hi I’m Gilad

I love data, analysis and visualization. Chief data scientist at betaworks.

#Sandy: Social Media Mapping

Hurricane Sandy was the largest Atlantic hurricane on record, devastating parts of the Caribbean as well as the US East Coast. The loss of human life, displacements of families and damage to homes and businesses on the East Coast was unprecedented. During the storm and its aftermath, social media has been critical in spreading important […]

Recent Media Coverage

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been honored to have my work has covered in a number of awesome publications.

Viral Information Flows / MIT Technology Review

Mike Orcutt of MIT’s Technology Review published a fantastic post, Information’s Social Highways, available in this month’s magazine as well as on their website. Mike got in […]

Twitter Visualization: MTV VMA Tweet Tracker

New Twitter visualization of the MTV video music awards by Stamen design. I enjoy using the well-designed interface for “re-experiencing” the series of events as they evolved that evening. I like the simplicity of the timeline at the bottom, and just how easy it is to navigate between times. What I also really like is […]