Toronto-based Yuri Takhteyev conducts research on the intersection of software and social science. His book, Coding Places was released in December 2012 and explores how software is built and used in Brazil. Takhteyev’s work also bridges research into social media handles.

In his paper, Geography of Twitter, he examines “the geographic distance, national boundaries, language, and frequency of air travel on the formation of social ties on Twitter…”  

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