Tag Archives: Text Analysis

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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Win Historical Twitter Datasets

Just about six hours left to win valuable historical twitter datasets and powerful text analytics software. This is by far our best Facebook raffle yet. To enter: Login to Facebook Visit this URL: http://bit.ly/1421tWP Tweet about the raffle, follow DiscoverText on Twitter, … Continue reading

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Smoking Hot Data

We interviewed researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago in the Health Media Collaboratory about their use of DiscoverText and the Gnip-enabled Power Track for Twitter to study smoking behavior. The team, led by Dr. Sherry Emery, explains why it … Continue reading

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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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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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Interactive Custom Machine Classifier Histograms

This is the latest DiscoverText filtering feature designed to speed up the creation of accurate custom machine classifiers. This video shows how we use an interactive display of classifier scores to isolate items in a dataset that require further human … Continue reading

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Shout Out to Boston New Tech Meetup #BNT19

A big thanks goes out to the organizers of the Boston New Technology Meetup, held at the Microsoft NERD Center on Tuesday, July 25th (#BNT19). The Citigroup-sponsored event gathered a nice crowd of entrepreneurs, technologists, and start-up enthusiasts, all of whom … 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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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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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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Next DiscoverText Webinar

On Friday, January 13th, 2012, at 2:00 PM EST, the 2011 DiscoverText Webinar Series will begin. Kicking off the series will be an in-depth discussion of how to use DiscoverText for HR Analytics. To sign-up for the webinar, click here. … 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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Apple Shake-Up, Part II: Tweets in Memoriam

On October 5th, the passing of Steve Jobs rocked the world. Millions were touched by the loss of one of the world’s great innovators who has firmly joined the ranks of Guttenberg, Franklin, and Edison. Over the 24 hours following … Continue reading

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Perry Loses Ground Post Debate

Prior to the CNN GOP Primary Debate last Tuesday, October 18, Texifter analysts had been collecting Tweets relating to every major Republican contender since late August. Earlier in the fall, we reported on the number of Tweets per candidate, which … Continue reading

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