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Social Brain Framework

Social Brain Framework

Recently, we have been conducting lots of research on how to achieve global social media analysis. We finally come up with a new methodology based on Sharism philosophy called Social Brain Framework. It throws the foundation for the future of a larger program investigating collective intelligence, memes and other social networks phenomenons. Here...
Crowdsourcing translation of data journalism course into Chinese

Crowdsourcing translation of data journalism course into Chinese

Sharism Lab has just team up with some friends and people to come up with a Chinese translation for some of the most interesting documents about Data Journalism out there. Book, online courses, video, articles, we aim at coming up with some usable materials to empower young learners with knowledge from...
Train a robot

Train a robot

We start extracting and analyzing sentiment from Chinese social media and we end up building a crowdsourcing game to train a robot. During the development of our Chinese Sentiment Analysis project, we run accross a huge problem : how to classify millions of tweets in a reasonable amount of time?...
WeFeel China

WeFeel China

What is Wefeel? WeFeel is a platform that extract, store and classify emotions from tweets in Chinese language. How could it be used? With such a tool, one can for example monitor emotions of a crowd posting messages online during a certain period of time. One could also automatically tag...

China Social Media Map

Chinese Internet is a quick-moving ground, where we often encounters difficulties to find our ways about. We have decided to draw a set of different maps to envision better this complex reality. Who can use this map? The Chinese Social Media Map is intended to be used as a resource for media specialists that wants to picture and analyze the Chinese media landscape. It can also provide insightful information for international businesses and researchers that wants to get a grasp on a complex reality. What is the content of the map? It offers documentation and stats about social networks in China including : user typology, basic financial data, hottest trends, keywords, etc. Information are extracted from Internet and reflect live updates and changes.   We draw a map to reflect the complexity of Chinese social media landscape using available data Data visualization, Social Networks, China
Gephi online course

Gephi online course

What is Gephi ? Gephi is an interactive visualization and exploration platform for all kinds of networks and complex systems, dynamic and hierarchical graphs. Gephi is open-source and free and runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. What is a MOOC ? MOOC is the acronym for Massively Open Online Course. It represents  a course where...
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数据可视化开放发布倡议(DVOPI Data Visualization Open Publishing Initiative)

数据可视化开放发布倡议(DVOPI Data Visualization Open Publishing Initiative)

数据可视化的用意是刻画与释放潜藏在数据当中的能量及动向,目前的情况是,仅有较少的作品署名了数据来源,而大多数数据可视化作品在发布的时候往往没有同时发布制作过程文件以及所采用的数据。

Sharism Lab Research Fellow

Sharism Lab is looking for 2 research fellows from Asia with a sponsored research topic from our patrons. As a member of the global social media research entity, Sharism Lab Research Fellows will research big data through a set of music services to advance Sharism Lab’s core mission of collective intelligence. The Fellow will report...

Social Brain in emerging with big questions?

Social Brain is a hypotheses by corelating the evolutionary process of human brain. In human brain, there are many fundamental functions same to their animal ancestors, The same time, it developed very complex conscious and intelligence. In my imagination, if social neuron(Seuron) has the similar network structure, spiking model, and re-generating, re-weighting and re-creation patterns,...
EU allocates 2 Billions Euros for simulating a human brain with a super computer

EU allocates 2 Billions Euros for simulating a human brain with a super computer

Nature just announced that the European Commision "Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) " has finally chosen the two teams that will receive 1 billion Euros each to simulate the human brain in a super computer. The first team is the Human Brain Project of Switzerland's École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and the second...

关于阅读习惯的小调查

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New findings supports “Social Brain”

I read the paper “Network Cosmology” being shocked by its findings on “ a very simple but completely unexpected connection between networks and cosmology”. It is actually something I try to reach from another angle in these years: The structure of the universe and the laws that govern its growth may be  similar to the structure and growth of...

习近平与胡锦涛新常委发布会讲话可视化

 

USMF : One format to rule them all

Looking at today's social networks sphere, I just feel dizzy thinking about how many services are actually existing all around the globe. Guys at Tawlk has came up with the USMF (Unified Social Media Format), which can tie many data from different social media API into a single format.
ShareVIZ 分享数据之美

ShareVIZ 分享数据之美

“信息三千,我取两瓢”。分享实验室最新活动,与我们一起探求与可视化有关的元素,十一月底,汇聚上海。 ShareVIZ 分享数据之美   欢迎:20位社会性网络研究和分析人士 特别邀请主持:国内第一个网络MOOC课程 Gephi 中文教程 讲师 刘勇先生 时间:2012年11月24日 2:30 pm-5:00pm 地点:上海 新单位  静安区 永嘉路50号(靠近陕西南路) 费用:40/人(新单位收取的场地费用) 活动内容: 国内首个网络MOOC课程《Gephi中文教程》讲师刘勇现场分享 Gephi中文教程学习者及国内外优秀可视化作品赏析 网络可视化专家考门介绍社交网络可视化前沿动态 来宾团队可视化项目展示/讨论/分享 我们征集与可视化有关的任何人: 1.可视化工具或技术的应用者、学习者、关注者、传播者等; 2.各种对可视化感兴趣的程序员、艺术家、Blogger 、记者等。 我们也征集各类可视化作品,用于网络及现场的展示(请到豆瓣网站 http://www.douban.com/event/album/80844511/upload 参与分享你的作品或收藏)    ◊ 马上报名    刘勇  (@ooof ) 2012年3月,刘勇先生主讲的MOOC(大规模在线开放课程)“Gephi 中文教程”,发布在Udemy 平台,到2012年10月底吸引超过800人参加;NGO2.0 项目成员;MIT 新媒体行动实验室研究员   Special host: M. Liu Yong, Mainland first MOOC open courseware trainer with “Learn Gephi in...
可视化金刚经(1)

可视化金刚经(1)

人类文明最深奥的智慧也许大都是蕴藏在各家各种经文之中,并且大都表述严谨而历练,这种情形也使大多数人不易阅读与理解,当然这也是导致人们往往望而却步的一个主要原因。 数据可视化是新兴的一种信息呈现技术,它以图景的形式来替换众多目不易测的数据,使人们有可能从纷繁复杂的信息中发现线索进而探寻趋势。 那么,如果用数据可视化的方式去再整理那些古老而神秘的经文会展示出一种什么样的新情景呢?

Recent researches on Chinese Social Media censorship

As summarized by  Madeline Earp at CPJ , “A flurry of research on Weibo censorship underscores what we already know about the Chinese company Sina’s microblog service–with a few surprises thrown in. ” Academics at MIT , Harvard , Carnegie Mellon University , and the University of Hong Kong  have been independently compiling data about when and why content is blocked on Weibo. Here are some interesting...

How to write an API for your web app

Recently we have been working on developing an API for our Social Brain Framework and as it is completely new for me, it has been quite a challenge. The idea of writing this article started from this post on NICAR-L list for investigative journalism. The guys at Protopedia, the awesome Chilian project for mapping political relations on American...