Topic Modeling the Panama Papers, One Way Or Another

If there is any major news story in recent times that lends itself to having an extreme amount of takes, angles, and approach vectors, that story probably would be the Panama Papers. Although it was never the ground-breaking, firestorm-inducing bombshell that many people thought it could be when the news first broke, the grand scale […]

Reflection: Questions About Text Analysis

This past weekend I attended Spartahack 2017, a hackathon at Michigan State University. I’ll probably talk more about what I did there in a different post, but one thing that really struck me was the sheer amount of data that was being accessed via APIs and analyzed in a variety of ways. From comparing calculated […]