Cicero Inacio da Silva and Marcio Santos. Analysing big cultural data patterns in 2.200 covers of Veja Magazine. Proceedings of the Digital Humanities Congress 2012. University of Sheffield, 2014.

Lev Manovich. The Algorithms of Our Lives. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 12/16/2013.

Akdag Salah, A.A., L. Manovich, A.A. Salah and J. Chow. "Combining Cultural Analytics and Networks Analysis: Studying a Social Network Site with User-Generated Content." Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Volume 57, Issue 3, pp. 409-426, 2013.

Nadav Hochman and Lev Manovich. Visualizing Spatio-Temporal Social Patterns in Instagram Photos. Proceedings of the GeoHCI 2013 Workshop (in conjunction with ACM CHI 2013). Paris, France, April 2013.

Nadav Hochman and Lev Manovich. Zooming into an Instagram City: Reading the local through social media. First Monday, 6/1/2013.

Eduardo Navas. Modular Complexity and Remix: The Collapse of Time and Space into Search. Published in AnthroVision 1.1 (2012); released on on 4/19/2013.

Lev Manovich. Visualizing Social Photography. 2013. Forthcoming in Aperture #214, 2014.

Lev Manovich. Visualing Vertov. 2013. First part published in Russian Journal of Communication (Taylor & Francis); second part published in Cinematicity in Media History, eds. Jeff Geiger and Karin Littau (Edinburgh University Press, 2013).

Lev Manovich. How to Follow Software Users? (Digital Humanities, Software Studies, Big Data). 2012. Forthcoming in Digital Humanities Quarterly.

Lev Manovich. Data stream, database, timeline. 2012. Published on

Lev Manovich. Media Visualization: Visual Techniques for Exploring Large Media Collections. In Media Studies Futures, ed. Kelly Gates. Blackwell, 2012.

Lev Manovich. Museum Without Walls, Art History without Names: Visualization Methods for Humanities and Media Studies. 2012. Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media, ed. Carol Vernallis (Oxford University Press, in press).

So Yamaoka, Lev Manovich, Jeremy Douglass, Falko Kuester. Cultural Analytics in Large Scale Visualization Environments. IEEE Computer, cover feature for the special issue on computers and the arts, 2012.

Lev Manovich. How to Compare One Million Images? In Understanding Digital Humanities, ed. David Berry (Palgrave, 2012).

Lev Manovich. Trending: The Promises and the Challenges of Big Social Data. In Debates in Digital Humanities, ed. Matthew Gold. Minnesota University Press, 2012.

Lev Manovich. Style Space: How to compare image sets and follow their evolution. 2011. 4 parts, published on

Lev Manovich. From Reading to Pattern Recognition. In I read where I am, eds. Mieke Gerritzen, Geert Lovink, and Minke Kampman. Amsterdam: Valiz with Graphic Design Museum, 2011.

Lev Manovich and Jeremy Douglass. Visualizing Change. In Visualizing the 21st Century, ed. Oliver Grau. MIT Press, 2011.

Lev Manovich. What is Visualization? In Visual Studies. Routledge, 2011.

Jeremy Douglass, William Huber, Lev Manovich. Understanding scanlation: how to read one million fan-translated manga pages. Image and Narrative (Brussels, 2011).

Tara Zepel, Cultural Analytics at Work: The 2008 U.S. Presidential Online Video Ads. In The Video Vortex Reader II, eds. Geert Lovink and Rachel Somers Miles. Institute of Network Cultures, 2011.

William Huber. Catch and release: ludological dynamics in Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly. Loading: The Journal of Canadian Game Studies, Volume 4, Number 6 (5 April 2010).

William Huber. Epic spatialities: the production of space in Final Fantasy games. In Third Person: Authoring and Exploring Vast Narratives, eds. Wardrip-Fruin and Harrigan. MIT Press, 2009.

Lev Manovich. How to Follow Global Digital Cultures, or Cultural Analytics for Beginners. In Deep Search, eds. Felix Stalder and Konrad Becker. Transaction Publishers (English version) and Studienverlag (German version), 2009.

Jeremy Douglass. Computer Visions of Computer Games: analysis and visualization of play recordings. Workshop on Media Arts, Science, and Technology (MAST) 2009: The Future of Interactive Media. UC Santa Barbara, January 2009. [slides]

Lev Manovich. Cultural Analytics: white paper (5/2007; latest update 11/2008). With contributions by Noah Wardrip-Fruin.


Lev Manovich. "Software is The Message". 2013. Journal of Visual Culture, 2014.

Lev Manovich. Software Takes Command. Book published by Bloomsbury Academic, 2013. 100,000 words.

Manovich, Lev. Media After Software. Journal of Visual Culture. 4/5/2013.

Lev Manovich. Inside Photoshop. Computing Culture, no. 1, 2012.

Lev Manovich. "There is only software." SOS 4.8 festival catalog (Spain, 2011); WRO 2011 festival catalog (Wrocław, 2011).

Lev Manovich. "Software Studies." In FILE (International Festival of Electonic Arts, Brazil) catalog, Sao Paolo, 2008-2011.

Cicero Silva. "There is nothing outside of software (Não há nada fora do software.)" In FILE catalog. São Paulo, Imprensa Oficial, 2008.

Cicero Silva. "Estudos Culturais do Software." In Comunicação e Cultura Digital. Porto Alegre: Espectros Editorial, 2009.

Cicero Silva. "Analítica Cultural no Brasil." In Paralelo. São Paulo: MIS, 2009. [Slides]