The Same Name Puzzle: Twitter Users Are More Likely to Follow Others With The Same First Name But Nobody Knows Why
If you use social networks to follow other people who share your first name, you’re not alone. The question is why.
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Data mining the way we use words is revealing the linguistic earthquakes that constantly change our language.
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Twitter data mining reveals surprising detail about socioeconomic indicators but at a fraction of the cost of traditional data-gathering methods, say computational sociologists.
Deciding which books to digitise when they enter the public domain is tricky; unless you have an independent ranking of the most notable authors.