The Lab develops prototypes, projects and services that help make information meaningful and promote quality journalism, storytelling and content on the internet.
Beautifully crafted timelines that are easy and intuitive to use.
Maps that tell stories and are easy to build.
Research and Reporting
Teaching and Learning
Prototypes, Experiments and Past Projects
Make a map of your snaps.
Photo Stories. Easy to make. Easy to publish.
Picture quotes made easy.
Helps anyone find new books for themselves or others by analyzing Twitter activity.
TweetCast predicted which candidate you were likely to vote for in the 2012 U.S. presidential election by analyzing your Twitter activity.
What people are tweeting in your city.
A mobile app, one stop shop for events coming up in your area.
A provocative project that shows the faces of individuals around a location based on publicly available photos.
A tool that visualizes who influences the proliferation of hashtags.
A tool that automatically generates timelines from Instagram hashtags for events.
A fun way to recommend music based on your similarity to other twitter users.
A display/site that shows what people are saying about and around Northwestern in real-time from a variety of sources.
A tool that makes tweeting out pictures with quotes from URLs easy for anyone.
Make movies through collaboration.