Academic Research

Digitising death: Can Griefbots help us manage bereavement? The Indian Express December 15, 2019
What’s Next in AI As The Debate Around Race And Criminal Justice Surges Forbes August 1, 2019
你会让AI接管你死后的记忆吗? Tech Sina June 9, 2019
How the world of death and funerals has become fashionable through digital culture The Independent March 27, 2018
On the psychological value of griefbots BoingBoing March 24, 2018
Can Bots Help Us Deal with Grief? Medium March 13, 2018
Welcome to Life After Death February 23, 2018 February 23, 2018
Death-tech and the future of death – exploring what it means to live and dieRichard van Hooijdonk November 2, 2017
El hombre que quiere devolver la vida a los muertos La Razón November 1, 2017
Geek of the Week: Data scientist Muhammad Ahmad’s many pursuits include AI, art and simulations of dead people Geekwire January 27, 2017
Death in the future may not be the final goodbye Belfast News Letter November 19, 2016
Have breakfast with your DEAD spouse – how Virtual Reality will change perception of death Express November 15, 2016
Would you bring your dead spouse back to life with VR? Researchers say simulations are the ‘evolution of bereavement’ DailyMail November 14, 2016
Best Paper Award for Professor Srivastava and Muhammad Ahmed Computer Science and Engineering News University of Minnesota July 7, 2011
Farmerzy w grach MMO tak samo grozni, jak handlarze narkotykow? Gry Komputerowe (In Polish) July 27, 2010
Gold Farmers, Gangs and RMT Aniegama (In Japanese) July 26, 2010
Gold Farmers Mimic Behavior of Drug Dealers The Escapist July 23, 2010
Gold farmers ‘operate like criminal gangs’ Gamezine July 23, 2010
Gold Farming Research Digs Up Similarities With Drug Dealers Kotaku July 23, 2010
Onderzoek: ‘Gold Farmers lijken op drugsdealers en straatbendes’ Gamez (In Dutch) July 23, 2010
Similarities between gold farming networks and drug dealing networks BoingBoing July 22, 2010
Science gleans 60TB of behavior data from Everquest 2 logs Ars Technica February 15, 2009

Other Interests

Young Muslims find meaning and inspiration in science fiction novels USA Today December 30, 2018
Islam in China, And Islamic Chinese Food in L.A. KCET January 7, 2015
What’s Chinese Islamic cuisine? This talk (and dinner) can explain LA Times December 2, 2014
Muslim heroes are beginning to take their place in US comics The National, February 5, 2014
Race and the Changing Face of Geekdom PC Magazine October 14, 2013