Glocal News is a web app and a visual way to discover top local news globally. You can browse the top 5 news of every place on earth, supporting currently 70 languages. Workshop paper ER 2013. 3rd prize, data journalism contest.
A couple of years ago I was selected among 250+ students nationwide to travel to Silicon Valley. Attended courses at Stanford and visited UC Berkeley, Google, Facebook, Twitter and Coursera. I wrote this piece on the plane back home.
My thesis project titled "Diagnosing respiratory diseases with machine learning and implementing a mobile-web clinical decision support system".
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Spathis, D., Mouratidis, T., Sioutas, S., & Tsakalidis, A. (2014). Glocal News: An Attempt to Visualize the Discovery of Localized Top Local News, Globally. In International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (pp. 1-6). Springer [pdf]