Monthly Archives: March 2012

Machine Translate Archives

I’ve been experimenting with our machine translation beta and the new Sina Weibo feed. For example, I have a small archive responsive to the search 柳时元. (Note: you can click on either image to see a full size close up … Continue reading

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Tracking Anti-Smoking Campaign Effects Online

The use of social media has grown exponentially over the last several years.  In fact, most television programs and televised advertising have a social media component, designed to expand reach and engagement with the audience.   To date, the tobacco control … Continue reading

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Browsing “Disqus” Clusters

We are experimenting with the new “Disqus” API in house. In this video, I show results from a 5-day query against the public API for the term Syria. The 50,000+ results are drawn from a variety of mass media discussion … Continue reading

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Decoding the Hunger Games

Essentially, everybody is trying to tell a story these days. Unfortunately, what we’ve been finding is that the stories are getting increasingly prescribed. That’s true for media and brands. There’s a confidence that gets lost when the question of who … Continue reading

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Texifter, JetBlue & Google @SIOP

Prior to heading to IHRIM in Chicago at the beginning of May, Texifter will be making an appearance in San Diego at the 2012 Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference. SIOP is a division of the American Psychological … Continue reading

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Weibo Arrives @DiscoverText

After months of user anticipation, the Weibo API is now integrated into DiscoverText, our “do-it-yourself” text analytic solution for deriving insight from unstructured text. With over 300 million users, Weibo is the largest micro-blogging website in China. Its integration into … Continue reading

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Texifter at IHRIM 2012

On May 1st and 2nd, Texifter personnel will be bringing DiscoverText to IHRIM in Chicago, Illinois. The event is the largest gathering of Human Resource (HR) professionals in the country. The meeting facilitates the exchange of new ideas and technologies for use in … Continue reading

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Disqus API is Live!

DiscoverText is pleased to announce it has added Disqus to its repertoire of APIs for harvesting content produced online. Disqus, the world’s largest comment platform operator, has over 70 million users who produce roughly 500,000 comments per day. There are … Continue reading

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Texifter in 60 Seconds

This is v1 of the 60-second Texifter elevator pitch. Feedback and questions are truly welcome. Just email stu@texifter.com. ~Thanks!   Tweet This Post

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Building a Social Sifter

Check out this video introducing our latest experiments creating custom social “sifters” to winnow down a lake of social media data and leave behind only those items that are truly responsive to your search. Great tool, or greatest tool ever? … Continue reading

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Why Try GNIP?

We asked folks signing up for the 2nd GNIP beta using DiscoverText why they were doing it. Here is a nice Wordle showing some of the common themes: We also asked for job titles. No surprise the professors lead the … Continue reading

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