As the ratio between quantity of available information and our capacity to absorb it changes, we must be more selective.
I am examining how certain phrases crop up in vBulletin web forums to see how ideas spread among Internet audiences over time. I'm having problems and suggestions are welcome. (Update: to see how this research worked out, see this post) Method at the moment... Step 1. After trying a few alternatives I've started to use … Continue reading Data mining (help!)
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Note: Since I am writing a book on the value of 'openness' on the Internet, I have begun to appreciate the worth of making what might otherwise be defendend as intellectual property public. Here follows a stripped down and un footnoted version of my PhD plan. I will be completing this research between now and … Continue reading My research plan – ‘Online Islamist militant discussion: does the Internet atomise?’