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Daniele Quercia is a computer scientist, has been named one of Fortune magazine's 2014 Data All-Stars, and spoke about “happy maps” at TED.  His research area is urban computing. He was Research Scientist at Yahoo Labs, a Horizon senior researcher at The Computer Laboratory of the University of Cambridge, and Postdoctoral Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received his PhD from UC London. His thesis was sponsored by Microsoft Research Cambridge and was nominated for BCS Best British PhD dissertation in Computer Science. During his PhD, he was MBA Technology Fellow at London Business School





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Upcoming Keynotes


May 18 Social Media for Cold Management
@SWDM WWW Firenze

May 19 Chatty, Happy, and Smelly Maps
@LocWeb WWW Firenze

June 4
@Oxford Connected Life Oxford

June 12
@Imagine Festival Milton Keynes UK


July 2-3
@Regulating Smart Cities Barcelona


Sept 8
@Futuroscope Poitiers France


Sept 29
@Demand Solutions
Inter-American Development Bank Washington


Ongoing scholarly service
General Chair ICWSM 2015
Publicity Chair WWW 2015 

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Shortest paths to happiness.Literally TED Ideas



Harvesting Happiness
Talk Radio mp3



Crowdsourcing City Mental Maps
Short video
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Podcast for "Connected Life" @ OII
Audio podcast



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Experimental Map Finds Scenic Route ABC Interview


2014 Data All-Star
Fortune Magazine


The Architecture of Innovation
Ubicomp Best Paper Award


Happy Ways through the City
Audi Future Initiatives


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Want to help build happier city?
Daniele Quercia, BBC Future



Urban technologies&human emotions
TEDx Barcelona


Crowdsourcing Quiet and Beauty
Falling Walls



Crowdsourcing a happy city
BBC World
(also on Le Monde, BBC Mundo, Cambridge Uni, Aristegui)

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The shortest path to happiness
BBC World Path  mp3



Picturesque Satnav
This way Up, Radio New Zeland mp3


Cultural Dimensions in Twitter
ICWSM Honorable Mention Award



Social city makeup from tube data
Deutsche Welle Radio mp3

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Crunch commuter data
New Scientist



Location spotting spruces up the city
The Independent



The online game that will influence the shape of London Cambridge University


 Why you were just 'unfriended' 
  New Scientist