Understanding Covid-19 using Twitter NLP

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Last week, the United States surpassed Italy as the country with the most deaths from the coronavirus, now making the US the epicenter of the virus. The country has been in a lockdown for several weeks, and while it appears the outbreak is beginning to reach its peak, many unknowns remain ahead of us. What are people thinking and doing … Read More

Fred Wilson: It’s a Good Time to Invest in Media Companies

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Among Venture Capitalists I read, Fred Wilson ranks among the highest. A venture capitalist since 1987, he is currently a partner at Union Square Ventures; formerly having founded Flatiron Partners. USV should come to mind among the many venture firms familiar in media, Union Square had billion dollar exits every year from 2011 to 2017 including Zynga in 2011, Tumblr in 2013, Twitter in 2013, … Read More

Print Matters

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An Ad is Worth 1,000 Words In our era of interactivity, exuberance for video, and mobile apps, I couldn’t help but find myself lost for a couple hours this weekend; winding my way through image searches after discovering a remarkable print advertisement. Yep, I said print. A Picture Says 1,000 Words I had cause to observe an unusual trend of … Read More

Mashable Social Media Day 2017

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In 2010, the globally known, multi-platform media and entertainment Mashable helped establish the role and impact of social media in the broader media ecosystem, with the launch of Social Media Day.  A way to recognize and celebrate social media’s impact on global communication, the formal day is annually recognized with city proclamations, local thought leader talks, community engagement, and livestreams through … Read More