As a Twitter user, I want a way to automatically unfollow users who mention specific terms with a certain sentiment, so that I can easily filter out people with which you just can’t argue. Acceptance Criteria: This tool should use the latest version of OAuth to allow the user to connect their Twitter account to […]
Machine Learning Fairy Dust: A warning against putting all your innovation eggs in a natural language processing basket. One key reason to be wary? Accuracy of most automated tagging services approaches “good enough” at best without a healthy dose of human intervention to tune the system.
Worth noting: Web developer turns full-time photo editor. Alan Taylor brings his “Big Picture” prowess to The Atlantic
Nick Bilton on the cause, method, and effect of human curation of the Web. Controlled Serendipity Liberates the Web
Here’s the Guardian U.K.’s app for running a conference display of live tweets with *moderation* — call it curation, even — instead of just firehosing a hashtag up on the screen. guardian-twitterfall – Google Code
I am extremely excited to let you know that I’m starting a new job on Monday, as Director of News Innovation at Publish2. I’ll be working for Scott Karp, who I’ve been following since I started blogging back in 2005, and with a team of top-notch online news thinkers, evangelists, and developers. What does a […]