Cryptocurrency should appeal to regulators

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When you cut interest rates—whether it’s to increase spending or borrowing, or boost investment in equities or consumer confidence … whatever—you’ve got to wait a few months to randomly sample retailers and check in with banks, these types of things, to see how credit books have grown. This has been a great series of conversations with cryptocurrency expert Alex Tapscott, and we’re just about done.

The New Social Currency, a research from Social Listening to Audiences Analysis


Doing this is challenging, certainly if you are to attempt it manually, with limited samples, or using a listening tool that’s meant for top-line volumetrics.

Working with Social Media Data: Content

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The challenge is that the new media sources generate a lot more content, so you need to sample the data or automate the process to keep up. Finally, most content sources include hidden metadata, such as topic tags and author information, that adds context and clues for analysis.

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Detecting Deception in Social Media

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If you're reporting on broad trends, you might get better results through sampling, or by focusing on high-quality sources. Does a geospatial view add a useful dimension (such as radar, post location, and photo metadata all in same location would, in the example)?

Toward An Integrated Model of Information Seeking and Searching

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My doctoral advisee, Jenna Hartel, has been developing an approach to browsing in which she has identified a variety of behaviors that can all be seen as similar to browsing, that is, the same underlying impulse is translated into a generic behavior we call "sampling and selecting." In each of these cases, a person samples from a number of possibilities and then selects from among the options. TOWARD AN INTEGRATED MODEL OF. INFORMATION SEEKING AND SEARCHING. by Marcia J. Bates.