Other publications

This page contains presentations, videos, journalism, cartography, as well as my articles and projects in Italian. For journal articles and conference proceedings, see my academic publications.

Presentations

  1. A. Ballatore & F. Candlin (2018) Where was the UK museum boom?, Spatial Humanities 2018, Lancaster, UK
  2. A. Ballatore & S. De Sabbata (2018) Geographies of crowdsourced information and their implications, VGI-Alive Keynote, AGILE, Lund [slides]
  3. A. Ballatore (2015) Defacing the Map: Cartographic Vandalism in Vounteered Geographic Information, University of California, Santa Barbara [slides]

Videos

  1. Personalizing Maps, Communications of the ACM, Dec 2015 video
  2. Computing the Spirit of Place, Lightning Talk, May 2014 @ UC Santa Barbara video

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Journalism

  1. Come Google sta cambiando la nostra percezione dei luoghi, MotherBoard/VICE Italia, 2017 [web] [archive]
  2. Trump trolls, Pirate Parties and the Italian Five Star Movement: The internet meets politics, The Conversation, 2016 [web] [archive]
  3. The Myth of the Disappearing Book, The Conversation, The Independent, Slate, 2016 [web] [archive]
  4. Googlized capitalism – Interview with Siva Vaidhyanathan, Il Contesto, 2013 [pdf]
  5. The Earth Trembles, Japan, 2011 (unpublished) [pdf]

Cartography

  1. Simon Pooley (2017) Don’t Get Eaten by a Croc [pdf]

Book reviews

  1. A. Ballatore (2014) Tantalisingly Close: An Archaeology of Communication Desires in Discourses of Mobile Wireless Media. Wi: Journal of Mobile Culture, 8(2). [web]

Posters

  1. Mining Distributed Ontologies for a Semantic Similarity Measure in the Geo Web, 2011 [pdf]
  2. GeoAdapta, a Web GIS platform for Implicit Feedback Analysis in Location-Based Services, 2010 [pdf]

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Projects in Italian

  1. Archive of Il Contesto magazine (2004–2014) [web] [my articles]
  2. Amaidí blog, 2007–2009 [web] [archive]
  3. Dentro e Fuori, communication project between convicts and society since 2005 [web] [archive]

Articles in Italian

  1. Emigrare nel Cyberspazio, Il Contesto, 2014 #cyberspace #migration [pdf]
  2. Un assegno ancora scoperto, Il Contesto, 2013 #civilrights #mlk [pdf]
  3. La prostituzione nell’era di eBay, Il Contesto, 2012 #web [pdf]
  4. Propaganda 2.0: tits show e brigate web, Il Contesto, 2012 #propaganda #web [pdf]
  5. La Dubai del Mediterraneo, Il Contesto, 2012 #gaza [pdf]
  6. Nuvole virtuali nel cielo d’Irlanda, 2012 #dublin #ireland [pdf]
  7. Anti-corruzione digitale, tra eGovernment e utopia, Il Contesto, 2011 #corruption [pdf]
  8. Nuove tecnologie, vecchie abitudini, Il Contesto, 2011 #corruption [pdf]
  9. La terra trema, Il Contesto, 2011 #earthquake [pdf]
  10. La caverna degli incubi dimenticati, Il Contesto, 2011 #film #herzog [pdf]
  11. Spetses, Bouboulina e il Re degli Elleni, Il Contesto, 2010 #greece [pdf]
  12. America’s Army, Il Contesto, 2010 #videogames [pdf]
  13. I viaggi straordinari di Monsieur Sarkozy, Il Contesto, 2010 #nuclear [pdf]
  14. Database, le nuove frontiere, Il Contesto, 2009 #surveillance [pdf]