Reducing Social Media “Noise” for Mashups and Data Mining

Last year, I published (with a group of 3 others) and presented a paper called “TwitterReporter.”  It described a method for identifying breaking news, in near real time, by processing the Twitter Streaming API.

One of the most interesting sub-problems was that of the unique nature of social media content “noise”.  Especially with respect to Twitter, traditional natural language algorithms are flat-out difficult in the social media space.  Limited content length, service-specific syntax, shorthand use, and…teenagers. Continue reading Reducing Social Media “Noise” for Mashups and Data Mining

[New Site Announcement] Rudius: Vocational freedom!

I’m excited to announce the launch of Rudis, a comprehensive marketplace for freelancing, outsourcing, and crowdsourcing. Compared to alternatives, we’re doing things very differently. However, we firmly believe that our model strongly benefits both the employer and the hiree.

To learn more, check out the about page on the site.

Check it out! I’d sincerely appreciate feedback!

Welcome to the new 3River Development!

Welcome the the brand spanking new 3River Development!  I’ve put a lot of work into rethinking and refocusing my business and am looking forward to seeing where it goes.

The first step was a completely new site.  Many thanks to Ben Swygart for help on the design and branding.  I think it turned out fantastic!

I’d love to hear your feedback about the site!  Again, welcome!