Taha Yasseri is an Associate Professor at the School of Sociology and a Geary Fellow at the Geary Institute for Public Policy at University College Dublin, Ireland. Formerly he was a Senior Research Fellow in Computational Social Science at the Oxford Internet Institute, a Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science, and a Research Fellow in Humanities and Social Sciences at Wolfson College, University of Oxford. Taha Yasseri has interests in analysis of large-scale transactional data and conducting experiments to understand human dynamics, government-society interactions, mass collaboration and collective intelligence, information and opinion dynamics, collective behaviour, and online dating.
Check out my online course on “Research Design in Social Data Science” on Sage Campus.
Read this piece on Inverse about my work on Collective Memory and Attention.
Read this piece on the Conversation: Never mind killer robots – even the good ones are scarily unpredictable
Watch my TEDx Talk: The Internet and your inner English tea merchant.
Read our new paper: Social complex contagion in music listenership
Our paper in Science: We care when an airplane crashes. And then we don’t