DataSift, has entered into partnership with the media monitoring application developer, Moreover Technologies. Nick Halstead, Founder and CEO of DataSift commented: “By partnering with Moreover, DataSift adds to its network of analytics partners an established specialist in news aggregation, analytics and research insight. Through DataSift’s platform, Moreover’s applications will now have access to 100 percent of the real-time Twitter feed and other social media sources, as well as benefiting from our enriched data and range…

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We are pleased to announce our sponsorship of the upcoming O’Reilly Strata Summit & Conference, in New York from September 20th to 23rd 2011. If you are going to be attending then please come by the stand, meet members of the team who will be happy to discuss any questions you have about the platform, business benefits and of course introduce you to our partners. Real Time Twitter.200 million Tweets on a daily basis, all…

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  Location Forward, London. Date August 27th – 29th For more information and to register go here now. What’s Node.js Knockout? Node.js Knockout is a global 48-hour coding contest featuring node.js. The plan for London For this year’s knockout, a bunch of London Startups with an interest in the Node.js, realtime web, open-sourcery and general awesomeness decided that we’d all get together and host a location in London for people to hangout at and develop…

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I wanted to share something about how we view the future of the data ecosystem. We believe building an ecosystem of applications on top of our platform will radically change the data market and create a marketplace for businesses and developers alike. We have spent four years learning about scale and cost to companies to build the kind of infrastructures required to deal with the data volumes involved with something like the Twitter Firehose. Not…

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Did you miss our last Webinar, “Targets? Now you can watch the complete training session here! Want the Slides of this Webinar? Just click here   om/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/DataSift-Webinar4-sm.pdf

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The fourth Training Module of DataSift, “Targets”, is scheduled for this Friday 22nd July, 14:00 BST. DataSift takes data streams from the most popular social media sites. Targets are the individual elements of information these streams offer. There’s almost no limit to the filtering you can perform. Sign up for the webinar and learn to filter by language, follower count, keywords, geographical location.… You can even filter by the sentiment of posts, positive or negative!…

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Here you can watch the entire session of our Third Training Module, “Operators”, including a complete guide of all the possible Operators used in DataSift. ** Operators are functions within DataSift that form part of a Stream Definition. The Operator takes the value of the Target from the Input Object, runs its function against it with the specified Argument, and returns a result. Want the Slides of this Webinar? Just clik here  

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DataSift unlocks the value of monetizing the social web $6 Million Venture Round to Accelerate the Mining of Metadata from Twitter and other Social Networks July 11, 2011 – DataSift, a Delaware corporation, today announced a $6 million round of VC funding co-led by IA Ventures and GRP Partners. DataSift is one of only two companies globally licensed by Twitter to re-syndicate its content. The $6 million investment will be used … (click here to…

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Taking inspiration from DataSift Invaders and some other projects I’ve seen that take technology out of the ether and bring them into the real world e.g. the light painting WiFi project, I decided to take the DataSift augmented Twitter Firehose and experiment with making it more ‘tangible’. After digging around in my experiments/toy box I found the following bits; A TS-7553 embedded ARM SBC (single board computer) A Velleman K8055 USB interface board Some relays…

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What happens when you use the Twitter Firehose to power an arcade game? Well you’d end up with DataSift Invader! It’s a straight forwardsimple looking game that uses various parts of the DataSift platform to create a game that would be incredibly difficult for any other platform to create. So what parts of the platform are used? Sentiment analysis – The Twitter Firehose is sampled and the sentiment of each tweet (on a scale of…

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