Pres Nichols

Pres Nichols

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Tutorial: Using YouTube’s Python API for Data Science (Part 1)

A simple technique for searching YouTube’s vast catalog

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Tutorial: Asynchronous Speech Recognition in Python

A (fairly) simple technique for using Google’s kinda-sorta-really confusing Speech Recognition API

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Tutorial: Data Wrangling and Mapping in R

Using open data to expose the landlords pushing gentrification in Brooklyn

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Training a Word2Vec on just Fox News broadcasts.

What's it like to see the world through the ideological view of one party? I transcribed almost 1,200 Fox News broadcasts to try to find out.

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Libraries need maps, too.

A run-through of my cartographic swag while working at Brooklyn Public Library

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People, Politics and YouTube in Latin America

What do Latin Americans talk about in the comments section of YouTube? Is it possible to use YouTube comments to model and track public opinion on political issues?

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