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Can a machine take a joke? Twitter, sentiment analysis and irony

UN Global Pulse recently announced a partnership with Twitter (Tatevossian 2016): “The Sustainable Development Goals are first and foremost about people, and Twitter’s unique data stream can help us truly take a real-time pulse on priorities and concerns – particularly … Continue reading

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Data, truth and beauty

The shortlist has just been published for the 2016 Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards. Although a few could be regarded as trivial, all are fascinating in their own way, and it’s interesting how many deal with issues related to international … Continue reading

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