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‘Big data’ from social media, elsewhere online redefines trend-watching

June 7, 2012

See on Scoop.itMore … or less!

“While the human brain cannot comprehend that much information at once, advances in computer power and analytics have made it possible for machines to tease out patterns in topics of conversation, calling habits, purchasing trends, use of language, popularity of sports, spread of disease and other expressions of daily life”

[via @PCMagalhaes]

See on www.washingtonpost.com

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