Georgia Bullen

Technology Projects Director, Open Technology Institute

Georgia Bullen is the technology projects director for New America's Open Technology Institute. She previously served as OTI's senior data analyst. Based in the Washington, D.C. office, Bullen provides data visualization, human-centered design, planning and geospatial analytical support to the OTI team and its community partnerships. She currently manages the Data Visualization Project, works on Broadband Adoption Analysis, and Measurement Lab. She has also supported the Civic Innovation project, the Red Hook WiFi project, a Commotion Wireless Deployment and Digital Stewards program in Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY.

In her previous work, Bullen worked on data visualization projects in the areas of social media, transportation logistics, economic geography, urban flows, and other large-scale urban issues. Her work focuses on the intersection of human-centered design, urban space, and technology – specifically, how applied technologies can improve and facilitate the urban planning process, access to information, and the systems that people use to interact with the places in which they live.

Bullen holds a Master of Science in Urban Planning from Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon. Her previous work and projects are available at http://georgiabullen.com. You can follow her on Twitter @georgiamoon.

All Work

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The Future of Detecting Internet Disruptions

In recent years, researchers, journalists, and civil society have documented an increase in global internet censorship.


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Seeing Something Different About Technology

Georgia Bullen was selected as a member of Mozilla's "Network50," a group of people who have positively contributed to internet health.


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Measurement Lab Launches New Global Data Visualization Tools

Over the last year, M-Lab has been working to improve access to our data through visualizations and applications.


Open Technology: Values, Compromises, and Ownership

Technologists talk about open technology's applications in everyday life.


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Open Technology: Values, Compromises, and Ownership

Technology has impacted everything from how we understand and interact with the world around us to how we manage our own personal data.


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Showing Missing Data in Line Charts

Depending on how you slice the data, you might end up with too small of a sample size on a given day in a given location.


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The People's Code

Georgia Bullen looks at the White House's latest federal source code policy.


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Federal Source Code Policy engages Open Source Community

Last month, the White House proposed a Federal Source Code Policy, and invited public comment via Github and traditional channels. Although


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How Growth Became The Enemy of Prosperity

According to a new book by Douglas Rushkoff, the digital economy has gone wrong, and no one quiet knows how to fix it.


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OTI and EveryoneOn

This toolkit is designed to provide a resource for any organization offering digital services.


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Exploring Frameworks for Ethically Responsible and Scalable Network Interference Measurement

OTI fundamentally believes that everyone has the right to access an Internet that is open and secure. Over the last few years, however, the


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OTI and EveryoneOn Release Adoption Metrics Rubric and Instruments

OTI has examined the factors that influence participants’ choices to engage (or not engage) with Internet service offers.