“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
“Sow good services: sweet remembrances will grow from them.”
“ מי שהורס חיים בודדים הוא אשם כאילו הוא הרס את כל העולם ומי שמקבל חיים בודדים מרוויח כמוהו כאילו הציל את העולם כו”
My work integrates the arts & sciences of
“information.” To wit, information retrieval
algorithms, interactive information visualization, applications
to biomedical and cultural artifacts. All informed by Habermas’
Theory of Communicative Action and experience as a programmer/analyst.
Link to my Publications
Service to the College includes creating the Info Sci & Tech Program, Doctoral Committee, Curriculum Cmte; creating the Paris|Rome summer study program, and Research Colloquium series. To the profession, I am the communications officer for SIG-VIS, a regular reviewer for IEEE, SIG-IR, national grant reviews, and so on.
I teach undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral student courses: programming,
data integration, statistics, information visualization, information retrieval,
introductory tech courses, web development & design.
Check out these unsolicited and happy student comments ... Emails and notes from last year’s students [pdf]
There’s a great need for people who understand information systems, people’s interaction with those systems, and how to integrate more effective and efficient data processes. I’ve been retained as a consultant for many Boston-area large-, medium-, and small- enterprises. Please visit my consulting website for more details.