Noya Kohavi enables the generation of new visual narratives through search algorithms. At NEW INC, she is developing Lineage, a visual discovery engine for textless navigation of museum databases and archives. Using artificially intelligent visual affinity and resonance algorithms, Lineage digitally mimics the human process of association, making large image databases accessible and appealing.
Noya is a writer and technologist who has reported for Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz and worked as a computational linguist for Intel in California, among others. She is a 2019 Magic Grant recipient from the Brown Institute for Media Innovation. She holds a BA in philosophy and linguistics from Tel Aviv University and an MS, with honors, From the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she currently teaches Natural Language Processing.