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Digital Methods Initiative Winter 2014 Slides

It was a great joy to return to the University of Amsterdam and give this talk to my old friend Richard Rogers and his 100+ attentive workshop attendees. Tweet This Post

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Tutorial Videos

Thanks to our friends at Screencast.com, we now have our entire tutorial video library indexed in a spiffy new media roll. Learn how to use DiscoverText to archive, filter, search, code, and machine classify text from social media, surveys, emails … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing on the Social Campaign Trail

Hurricane Sandy kept me from giving this talk titled “Fear & Loathing on the Social Campaign Trail” in San Francisco, so here is it via a Screencast. Tweet This Post

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Coders Needed!

We are building up a pool of coders for some new projects. If you are good at labeling text this may be an excellent opportunity for you. Graduate students are particularly welcome to join the pool. Coders accepted into the … Continue reading

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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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What is DiscoverText?

A 9-minute high-level overview of DiscoverText. Tweet This Post

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The Crazy Life of a Tweet

On the evening of May 1st, Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan. Over the following hours (and days), bin Laden was mentioned by millions across the twitterverse. Among the first of those tweets came from a young, gay, homeschooled … Continue reading

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The OBL Script

  #ir12 – IGNITE TALK SCRIPT Slide #1 – Hi I’m Stu and I’m going to talk today about the power of crowds for performing certain tasks. I want to thank Josh Sowalsky for managing this project and drafting the … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing: the #OBL:-) Project

Tomorrow morning I will present this 5-minute talk at #IR12. If you want the sneak peek, or if you cannot make it to Seattle for the talk, here is your chance to see the results and, more importantly, be a … Continue reading

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Bin Laden Tweets Take Center Stage at AoIR

On Tuesday, October 11th, Texifter Founder and CEO, Stu Shulman, will be attending the annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers in Seattle, Washington. ┬áThe Twelfth Annual AoIR Conference (you can follow it on Twitter @ #IR12) brings together … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing bin Laden Humor

This Saturday, Texifter will begin its first foray into crowdsourcing, the relatively new phenomenon made possible by complex and fast information networks. Crowdsourcing seeks to tap the collective intellect of a large group to find a result instead of relying … Continue reading

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