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Brian Keegan
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This is an example of an "Apache dance" that was popular in the Parisian underworld during the early 20th century. http://t.co/idqdNS58hC
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No kidding... Whoever would have thought I'd learn something from a youtube comment.  Or a Pink video, for that matter. :-)
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Forgot about this.
Q: Do I have to kill the snake? A: University guidelines state that you have to “defeat” the snake. There are many ways to accomplish this. Lots...
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Supa-fly dynamic network visualization library for software project collaboration.
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Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right...
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Predictably, Wikipedia's coverage of issues in current debt crisis is head-and-tails above media's horse race coverage. http://bit.ly/pXci3g
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If you're not employing someone to read this for you, you're losing ;-)
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Four weeks of intensive submersion on Big Data,@Torino
A four-week training program to boost the technical skills needed to dive into the BIG DATA universe. WHAT IS BIG DIVE. The idea behind BIG DIVE is to boost the growth of a new generation of developer...
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Great compilation of data viz blogs to follow.
About three years ago, I shared 37 data-ish blogs you should know about, but a lot has changed since then. Some blogs are no longer in commission, and lots of new blogs have sprung up (and died). Toda...
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Interested in doing research and large-scale data analysis on Google+?

I’m looking for a summer intern interested in studying social networks and diffusion of information.

We’re looking for PhD students with an interest in studying online behavior in communities, experience in statistical programming (R) and data munging (Python), and an excitement for turning research insights into improving Google+.

Contact me if you’re interested!
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New retort when "hard scientist" condescendingly asks "What do you study?": Mediated peripeteic stigmergy.
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I ♥ stigmergy.
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Add one more thing to the list of death and taxes.
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Researchers, why live with the stress of uncertainty about your journal submissions?:
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Social scientist and internet researcher
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  • Northeastern University
    Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, 2012 - present
  • Northwestern University
    Graduate Assistant, 2007 - 2012
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Computational social science, Northeastern post-doc
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I am a post-doctoral research fellow in computational social science at Northeastern University. My research examines the responses of socio-technical systems to surprise, developing predictive models of elections, and online behavioral experiments.

I received my PhD from Northwestern University's Media, Technology, and Society program in 2012. My dissertation, co-chaired by Darren Gergle and Noshir Contractor examined how Wikipedia responded to breaking news events. I received bachelors degrees in mechanical engineering and science and technology studies at MIT in 2006. I graduated with an International Baccalaureate degree from Green Valley High School in Henderson, Nevada in 2002.
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