Tag Archives: Data Mining

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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Hunting Political Fear

The R&D team has been preparing an academic basic research talk I will make at the October 30, 2012 Sentiment Analysis Symposium. The title is “Fear and Loathing on the Social Campaign Trail” and we have been working with a … Continue reading

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Chasing the Social Media Data Trail – Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

I really like the effort Jeremy Harris Lipschultz put into preparing this panel, recording it with a small hand held device, making edits, and producing a polished video and blog post. Early attempts to list useful social media metrics quit … Continue reading

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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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Twitter Fire Hose Access: Never Miss a Tweet

Just in time for the 2012 GOP convention, we are running a special offer to provide full Twitter fire hose access via the Gnip-enabled Power Track for Twitter: Never miss a tweet. Full coverage with no rate limits. Powerful search … Continue reading

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Using the CloudExplorer

Tag clouds have gained popularity as a short cut to discovery of frequently occurring terms in a text collection. Much of the inspiration comes from the remarkable Wordle site at http://www.wordle.net. Building on that inspiration, we engineered an interactive word … Continue reading

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Election Analytics Part I: Romney Trends in April

[In the coming ¬†months leading up the U.S. presidential election, the Texifter blog will be featuring a multi-part series on¬†various analytical insights into the election, which can be gained by utilizing a host of social media analytics (SMA) methods within … 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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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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New Facebook Meta Data

DiscoverText is deploying new capabilities to work with geographic information and social media. Part of this work is now centered on Facebook and the Open Graph API. This one-minute video shows some of the new meta data publicly available from … Continue reading

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Get the Twitter Fat Pipe

Texifter is launching a second beta test period using “Power Track for Twitter” fire hose filtering a service provided by GNIP. We have streamlined the process of providing Enterprise class access to the beta test. This beta includes access to … Continue reading

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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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What is DiscoverText?

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

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Upload SurveyMonkey Output

For the past couple of months the Texifter blog has featured many posts about the power of DiscoverText to harvest Twitter data and make sense of the noisy and often confusing data. This process has been amplified by our recent … Continue reading

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DiscoverText Introduces Tools for Random Sampling

DiscoverText is rolling-out an addition to its analytical toolkit: random sampling. The Web-service already offers an array of tools for text analytics and rigorous, team-based qualitative data analysis. These functions include the ability to code and annotate text, measure inter-rater … Continue reading

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