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Mining the Social Web

Mining the Social Web

Analyzing Data from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Other Social Media Sites

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On Mar 13, 2011 Norman DeValliere wrote: Mining the Social Web by Matthew Russell
Mining the Social Web is a guide to using Python and related tools to make sense out of data from Twitter, Facebook, and other Social Media and Web data. Redis, CouchDB and the Natural Language Tool Kit are covered, as well as the APIs of the various services. Full Review >

Confessions of a Public Speaker

Confessions of a Public Speaker

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On Jan 30, 2011 Norman DeValliere wrote: Confessions of a Public Speaker by Scott Berkun
Berkun is an author and speaker, rather well known in the tech world for his books like The Myths of Innovation and Making Things Happen. He has collected his research and experience on the painful topic of giving presentations into a very readable manual: Confessions of a Public Speaker. The goal of… Full Review >

Cooking for Geeks

Cooking for Geeks

Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food

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On Jan 5, 2011 Norman DeValliere wrote: Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food By Jeff Potter
Cooking for Geeks is equal parts well-rounded recipe collection, safety manual, food chemistry textbook, and manifesto for the Maker/DIY/Geek philosophy. The main content of the book is centered around the first three, but Potter’s preface, introductory chapter and the many interviews with experts convey the underlying theme: getting under the… Full Review >

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