ENTRIES TAGGED "social data"
If you want to engage with the data that's surrounding you, Mining the Social Web is the best place to start.
IBM's Marie Wallace on the unrealized potential of social data.
Debating the data skills of machines and experts, a key data move for Microsoft, and Google Analytics gets social.
This week's data news includes another look at the Strata Conference's debate about machine learning versus subject matter expertise, Raghu Ramakrishnan moves from Yahoo to Microsoft, and more social data comes to Google Analytics.
Social network analysis (SNA) finds meaningful patterns in relationship data.
The scientific methodology of social network analysis (SNA) helps explain not just how people connect, but why they come together as well. Here, "Social Network Analysis for Startups" co-author Maksim Tsvetovat offers a primer on SNA.
There's a lot more to Google+ than a challenge to Facebook
Google+ is the rapidly growing seed of a web-wide social backbone, and the catalyst for the ultimate uniting of the social graph.
Key trends from the Pew Internet and Life Project's health information survey.
New research from the Pew Internet and Life Project sheds light on how online users are gathering and sharing health data. Here's a look at three important trends revealed in the survey.
Matthew Russell on the limitations and applications of sentiment analysis.
Though sentiment analysis is subjective, Matthew Russell says using transparent methods and keeping the data in context are keys to making it an effective tool.
Constant connectivity, mobile's next act, the rise of data science, and privacy's implications were dominant trends at SXSWi 2011.
The 2011 South by Southwest Interactive festival offered a reflection of what's to come, with hyperkinetic socializing, pervasive connectivity and an interest in communicating at the right time, not just in real time.
"Mining the Social Web" author Matthew Russell on the questions and answers social data can handle.
Matthew Russell, author of "Mining the Social Web" and a speaker at the Where 2.0 Conference, discusses the tools and the mindset that can unlock social data's utility.