Using the data gathered through web scraping techniques described previously, I render some of the keywords associated with the neoliberal education reform discourse below as a streamgraph. When reading, remember that the ceiling of the y-axis is the total number of instances of all the keywords named. It is a dynamic ceiling rather than a constant. I gained new insight ... Read More »
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I've collected all of Arne Duncan's public speeches from the past 5 years and imported them in to an open-source text analysis platform. The result: you can search and analyze the secretary's word usage.
Software-powered technologies are essential for the current reforms, from information systems integration to computerized assessments to online learning.
Explore ways to welcome software as a reader and writer of texts. There are some meanings of literature that can only be made by reading distantly, then closely.
Many industries have been turning to sentiment analysis to gauge peoples’ feelings regarding their products via social media outlets. What happens when we use the same tool to determine positive and negative sentiments for literature? In this case, I run every paragraph of Forster’s A Room with a View through a popular sentiment analysis tool and visualize the results chapter by ... Read More »
As a way to further explore the relationship between software and human experience, I have been creating data visualizations based on my use of computational text analysis software to “read” literature. In this case, I took Whitman’s “Song of Myself” and generated a sentiment value (using Semantria’s engine) for each verse. I then took the results and created a simple ... Read More »