Loughborough University 'Emotion Reader' Technology

I heard about Loughborough’s development of a ‘Twitter reader’ on the radio yesterday, and more in this BBC report: The team, from the university’s new Centre for Information Management, say the system can extract a direct expression of anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, surprise, shame and confusion from each tweet. The academics said that using the Emotive software to geographically evaluate any mass mood could help police to track potential criminal behaviour or threats to Continue Reading →

[VIDEO] Digital Humanities in 2 Minutes

I was involved in the early days of history and the digital – this video (H/T @pmphillips), is a useful summary: Second World War Posters Mass Communications Academic, @MMUBS. British Home Front Propaganda posters as researched for a PhD completed 2004. In 1997, unwittingly wrote the first history of the Keep Calm and Carry On poster, which she now follows with interest. https://twitter.com/ww2poster Like it? Share it…