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Press & Publications

The following articles document some of KAKTI’s public-facing work.

US Patent,

System and method for biometric-based spatial categorization

Co-author on a patent for biometric research methods.


New Yorkers can now look up the records of police they encounter

Next-generation cop database, building on CAPstat. (Not a KAKTI project, but connected!)

Legal Aid Society
Mapbox Showcase,

Hold history in your hand

Mapbox likes Urban Archive maps.

Urban Archive
Amnesty International Citizen Evidence Lab,

How to reconstruct security force command chains from open sources: a case study of the Carabineros de Chile

Blog post describing research process.

Security Force Monitor
International Journal of Community Well-Being,

Multimer: Modeling Neurophysiological Experience in Public Urban Space

Journal article co-authored by Chris.

The Verge,

Here are all the winners of the 2020 Webby Awards

Our iOS app won a Webby Award.

Urban Archive
Library Journal,

Documenting the Pandemic: Libraries Launch COVID-19 Archival Projects

COVID-19 history project with Queens Public Library.

Urban Archive
Times Herald-Record,

Phone app showcases Newburgh history

Partnership with city of Newburgh, NY.

Urban Archive
AM New York,

Brooklyn’s history with public health on display at Historical Society exhibit

Details and photos of the Taking Care of Brooklyn exhibit.

Center for Brooklyn History
The Washington Post,

Brooklyn Historical Society exhibit explores the meaning of sickness and health

Summary of the Taking Care of Brooklyn exhibit.

Center for Brooklyn History
The New York Times,

Looking for Details on Rogue N.Y. Police Officers? This Database Might Help

Coverage of the CAPstat website at its launch.

Legal Aid Society
Pix 11 News,

Urban Archive app asking New Yorkers for their vintage NYC photos

Call for photos for the My Archive project.

Urban Archive

Hunt for History Amidst the Tombstones of Green-Wood Cemetery With Urban Archive

We host the occasional scavenger hunt in a graveyard.

Urban Archive
Obama White House Blog,

Innovative Summer Jobs+ Apps Announced

KAKTI’s project was announced as a winner of the Summer Jobs+ code sprint.