Data Mining
159 views

Search and the social graph

ChrisDixon - December 14, 2009

Google has created a multi-billion-dollar economy based on keywords. We use keywords to find things and advertisers use keywords to find customers. As Michael Arrington points out,…

Uncategorized
135 views

Project Gaydar: A Reminder That Privacy Isn’t Binary

Daniel Tunkelang - September 20, 2009

There’s a nice article in the Boston Globe about “Project Gaydar“, a project to predict who is gay based on statistically analyzing their Facebook networks. They’ve only…

Data Mining
144 views

The Map is not the Territory

TeradataExperts - September 10, 2009

“The word is not the thing, the map is not the territory” is a key principle of General Semantics and non-Aristotolian logic. But is the data the…

Uncategorized
186 views

Top 6 BI Social Network Organisations

Steve Bennett - July 23, 2009

Just published is a new survey of social networking by Wetpaint and Altimeter Group. The result is called the ENGAGEMENTdb. The survey is designed to answer the question: What companies are…

Uncategorized
252 views

Anderson Analytics’ Seven Social Network Segments

TomAnderson - July 16, 2009

What Type of Social Network user are you? - A Social Network Usage Model Segmenting the US population into various groups of social network Users and Non-Users…

Uncategorized
118 views

Who Uses Social Networks Anyway: Part I

TomAnderson - July 11, 2009

New Anderson Analytics Social Media Study - US Social Network ServicesAnderson Analytics just completed a new social media study specifically on the use of the four most…

Business Intelligence
186 views

Five Stages of Twitter Relevance

Jim MacLennan - April 26, 2009

I'm already fielding internal (as well as external) questions about the application of Twitter in a manufacturing company, and I'm developing a reasonably good model, I think…

Business Intelligence
187 views

Miscellany: Trust, Loyalty, and Book Notes

JohnJordan1 - February 22, 2009

1) Trust in social networksSeveral recent developments point to the big questions regarding trust in social networks. First, both Facebook and MySpace announced that registered sex offenders…