Monthly Archives: January 2012

Tracking FEMA Emergency Hashtags

On November 9th, the Federal Emergency Management Agency(FEMA) conducted its first national test of the Emergency Alert System. In some communities this meant full involvement, with teams responding to mock emergencies, and managers monitoring the execution. In the deaf community, … Continue reading

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GNIP Twitter Firehose: beta v2

We are very close to launching v2 of the GNIP-enabled Power Track for Twitter, aka the full fire hose. Sign up here! If you missed v1, or even if you were part of the first beta test, we need your … Continue reading

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Archiving Google+

As part of developing our suite of live feed options, we are currently beta testing a new Google+ API. If you would like to join the beta group, let us know. This video outlines the way we have set it … Continue reading

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DiscoverText Tutorial Videos

Screencast.com, a web-service that has been very reliable and affordable for years delivering tutorial videos, has a nice “Playlist” feature for sharing a set of related videos. An updated¬†collection of updated DiscoverText tutorials is now posted with an RSS feed … Continue reading

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Stanford Lecture and Demo

The Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (iriss.stanford.edu) will be hosting a talk and software demo by Dr. Stuart Shulman, Founding Director of the Qualitative Data Analysis Program at UMass Amherst. The talk abstract is copied below.¬† We invite … Continue reading

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