In Puerto Rico, Building a Disaster-Proof Business Is Part of Recovery, Apr. 9, 2019, The New York Times

This Website Is Carried by the Ocean, Nov. 2, 2018, New York Magazine

If You Charge People to Tweet, They’ll Revolt in the Street, Oct. 2, 2018, New York Magazine

This Smart Summer Cottage Has No Running Water,  Aug. 31, 2018, New York Magazine


Garbage In. Bacon Out.: Two brothers in New Mexico think that sounds like a pretty good business plan., Reporter + Producer, Bite podcast

A Fearless Pop Star Turned Democracy Activist Explains Hong Kong’s Violent Stand-Off  , Associate Producer + Editor, The Mother Jones Podcast

Fake vs. Real — And When It Matters, Reporter, WHYY’s The Pulse

CRACKED, Reporter + Producer, Stories from the Eastern West podcast

Preserve This Podcast, Host + Executive Producer

One Iraqi’s struggle to get refugee status in Finland might hinge on his religion, Reporter, Public Radio International’s America Abroad

The man who taught the Kremlin how to win the internet, Reporter, Public Radio International’s American Abroad

Producer of the “Library Bytegeist” podcast: https://soundcloud.com/librarybytegeist

Producer of the Sauna Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/mollycait/sauna-interview-with-sebastian


Co-founder of Kolo, a coffee shop coop in Helsinki: https://www.facebook.com/kolohelsinki/

CryptoParty Helsinki organizer: https://www.cryptoparty.in/helsinki

Founder of Salakirjasto: Helsinki’s Hidden Library: http://salakirjasto.org/

Developer of the Association of Research Libraries Web Accessibility Toolkit: accessibility.arl.org


Schwartz, M. (September 2017). “To Stand a Chance”: Quantum Uncertainty and Religious Conversion in Michel Houellebecq’s Submission. In Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies. 43.2: 297-324.

Belli. L, Schwartz. M. Louzada L. (2017). “Selling your Soul while Negotiating the Conditions: From Notice and Consent to Data Control by Design.” In The Health and Technology Journal. Springer-Nature.

Conversations from the Sauna: On Privacy, Openness, Nudity, and Coming Together – January 7, 2016 – Openness: Politics, Practice, Poetics

Interview with the director of Finland’s first “Open Film” – September 25, 2016 – Medium.com

Contributor to MyData – A Nordic Model for human-centered personal data management and processing (white paper) – June 2015 – Finland’s Ministry of Transportation and Communcations

Free trade doesn’t have to be a trade secret – June 10, 2015 – R Street Institute

DMCA Is Turning Ownership Into ‘Loanership’ – May 5, 2015 – Real Clear Policy

Parliament’s lone Pirate wants copyright restrictions to walk the plank – April 7, 2015 – R Street Institute

The Challenges and Opportunities of Designing National Digital Services for Cross-Border Use – August 2015 – Human-Computer Interactive International

Fair Use: Getting by with a little help from our friends – February 26, 2015 – R Street Institute

Tools for Transparency in Copyright Law – January 23, 2015 – Real Clear Policy

Looking forward to 2015: GLAMs and the Creative Commons Movement – January 13, 2015 – AvoinGLAM

Why we need to get DATA Act Standards Right – December 19, 2014 – R Street Institute

Gone Google: Europe is pushing to limit Internet companies – December 12, 2014 – R Street Institute

Should we have to declare our emails at customs? The ITC says yes. –  October 30, 2014 – R Street Institute

Is all-or-nothing better than nothing at all? – October 10, 2014 – R Street Institute

The unfortunate rise of data protectionism – September 25, 2014 – R Street Institute

Turkish right and digital delights: an IGF recap – September 10, 2014 – R Street Institute

The ‘right to be forgotten’ and the quagmire of global Internet regulation – September 2, 2014 – R Street Institute

Democracy and open data: are the two linked? – May 22, 2014 – Congressional Data Coalition

Public Access vs. Open Access – April 17, 2014 – Congressional Data Coalition

Notes from the Forum – Day 2 – November 6, 2013 – Digital Library Federation

Notes from the Forum – Day 1 – November 5, 2013 – Digital Library Federation

IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2013: A Tale of Trends – August 22, 2013 – Council on Library and Information Resources

The Bright Side of Competition – December 5, 2012 – Council on Library and Information Resources

Embracing Archivists’ Toolkit to Implement EAD – Fall 2012 – University of Maryland Digital Repository


Designing a Media Studio @599 — January 22, 2017 — INST-INT, New Orleans, LA

Challenges for the Data-Driven Society — November 30, 2016 — DigiGov, Stockholm, Sweden

Host of the MyData 2016 conference — August 31 – September 2, 2016 — MyData 2016, Helsinki, Finland

Data Détente: Exploring Challenges and Opportunities in Trans-Atlantic Data Flows – March 31, 2016 – RightsCon, San Francisco, CA

MyData: A Human-Centric Approach for Organizing Personal Data – October 7, 2015 – Digital Signatures & Identities Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark

MyData: A Human-Centric Approach for Organizing Personal Data – July 1, 2015 – OpenData.ch conference, Bern, Switzerland

MyData, Your Data, and Privacy Innovations – March 25, 2015 – RightsCon, Manila, Philippines

“Your Laws, Your Data: Making Government More Open” – March 13, 2015 – SXSW, Austin, TX

MyData, Your Data – March 9, 2015 – Open Knowledge Finland MyData Breakfast, Helsinki, Finland

Knowledge Without Borders – March 6, 2015 – Fulbright Forum, Jyväskylä, Finland

“The Right to be Remembered” – November 2014 – Being Human Festival, London, England

“Smart and Social: New Media and Your World” – November 2014 – Young Ambassadors Program, Helsinki, Finland

“From Sauna to Social Media: How People Connect” – October 2014 – American Voices Seminar, Turku, Finland

“User- generated experiences: how automated platforms for content creation and sharing has transformed information access” – September 2014 – National Library of Finland Usability Working Group Seminar, Helsinki, Finland

“New Voices in Digital Curation” – April 2014 – Maryland Institute for Technology and the Humanities, College Park, MD

“Access for All in a Digital World” – January 2014 – American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

“Equity and Inclusion in Information Access: Libraries and Digital Accessibility” – January 2014 – Association of Research Libraries Diversity in Leadership Symposium, Philadelphia, PA

“New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations” – August 2013 – International Federation of Library Associations World Library and Information Congress, Singapore

“Embracing Archivists’ Toolkit to Implement EAD” – October 2012 – Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, Richmond, VA

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