Very proud to release this in-depth historical and modern day peer-reviewed study entitled: Confronting Eco-Fascism Means Grappling with Complex Systems co-written with Alexander Reid-Ross. Abstract: The white-supremacist Christchurch and El Paso shooter who he influenced both promoted ecological and anti-imperialist tropes in their manifestos. While this appears contradictory to the …
We presented at the Cyber-Social Threats workshop at the 14th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media and had our paper outlining the open-source investigation potential of SMAT for researchers, journalists, and activists published.
I’m proud to share a new and much easier to use version of the Social-Media Analysis Toolkit! Those interested in contributing can also check-out the Gitlab. This app helps to visualize a trends on a variety of social-media platforms.
It’s an honor to announce that I am now a Doctoral Fellow at the Center for Analysis of the Radical Right among an incredible cast of academics and activists. I will be looking at complex systems, data science, and international fascism on the internet. Find more here.
Open Source Investigation for Bellingcat called, “Transnational White Terror: Exposing the Atomwaffen and Iron March Networks” that included interactive maps of users from the Iron March nazi forum leaks.
Here’s the link to to my talk at NetHui 2019 in New Zealand with an awesome group of people on what it would take to build an inclusive internet.
I did a large amount of the research for this new report by Transnational Institute exposing massive corporate and governmental corruption in the Border Industrial Complex.
Talk at University of Auckland
Interview with The Spinoff in NZ after talk at University of Auckland
We found that the far-right and Eurosceptic conservative groupings in the EU elections were being heavily manipulated by bots and our research was published by The Independent. You can read the longer form of the study here.