pudo/twindle · GitHub
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pudo/twindle · GitHub
Twindle is a set of scripts for Twitter data analysis. The tools include a streaming API client which can store Twitter status updates into a Postgres database as well as a variety of scripts used for data housekeeping, status categorization and trend extraction.

pudo/twindle · GitHub
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pudo/twindle · GitHub
Twindle is a set of scripts for Twitter data analysis. The tools include a streaming API client which can store Twitter status updates into a Postgres database as well as a variety of scripts used for data housekeeping, status categorization and trend extraction.

Apache Rave
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Apache Rave
Apache Rave is a new web and social mashup engine. It will provide an out-of-the-box as well as an extendible lightweight Java platform to host, serve and aggregate (Open)Social Gadgets and services through a highly customizable and Web 2.0 friendly front-end. Rave is targeted as engine for internet and intranet portals and as building block to provide context-aware personalization and collaboration features for multi-site/multi-channel (mobile) oriented and content driven websites and (social) network oriented services and platforms. For the OpenSocial container and services the (Java) Apache Shindig will be integrated. At a later stage further generalization is envisioned to also transparently support W3C Widgets using Apache Wookie.

TNW-Social-Count
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thenextweb/TNW-Social-Count - GitHub
TNW Social Count is a WordPress plugin that solves the problem of social sharing the proper way. No more third-party scripts that slow down your site and ugly buttons that clutter your design. The plugin has two parts: The backend part saves the number of Twitter retweets, Facebook likes, Google Plus and LinkedIn shares as post_meta information. The frontend part renders a share button on the same fashion as on The Next Web blog.

Spam Study
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Spam Study
From this data, I devised a very simple method to stop comment spam without CAPTCHAs. Require JavaScript, and require a focus event. Those two should prevent all but the most determined customized comment spammers

Voting Methods
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Voting Methods (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
This article introduces and critically examines a number of different voting methods. The goal is not to provide a general overview of social choice theory or even a comprehensive account of voting theory. Rather, my objective is to highlight and discuss key results and issues that underlie phenomena that we observe when decision makers come together to make a collective decision.

Extracting Events and Event Descriptions from Twitter
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Extracting Events and Event Descriptions from Twitter
This paper describes methods for automatically detecting events involving known entities fromTwitter and understanding both the events as well as the audience reaction to them.
Extracting Events and Event Descriptions from Twitter
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Extracting Events and Event Descriptions from Twitter
This paper describes methods for automatically detecting events involving known entities fromTwitter and understanding both the events as well as the audience reaction to them.
Facebook’s Instant Personalization
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Facebook’s Instant Personalization: An Analysis of Fundamental Privacy Flaws « 33 Bits of Entropy
Instant Personalization allows a partner website to automatically learn the identity of a visitor (as well as some data about them) without any explicit user action, provided that the visitor is a logged-in Facebook user. It is probably the most privacy-intrusive change introduced by the company this year, and could lead to a profound change in how the web works and is perceived.

Twitter’s Plan to Analyze 100 Billion Tweets
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High Scalability - High Scalability - Twitter’s Plan to Analyze 100 Billion Tweets
If Twitter is the “nervous system of the web” as some people think, then what is the brain that makes sense of all those signals (tweets) from the nervous system? That brain is the Twitter Analytics System