Boris December 2018

Brexit Today – Where’s Boris?

We have been tracking Brexit (the British Exit of the EU) for about a year now using our DataSwarm systems, as a side project to test our system’s predictive analytical capabilities (we predicted the Brexit referendum correctly all those years ago, as well as quite a few other “surprise result” elections since – see here[…]

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DataSwarm shortlisted for the IET (Institute of Engineers and Technologists) Innovation awards

It’s true, in the Information Technology section, for our social data analytics system, and we can’t really believe it when we look at the competition (over here), but there it is…. Dataswarm – memetic analysis of social media data DataSwarm Ltd The DataSwarm Analytic Engine uses a number of cutting edge mathematical approaches to analyse[…]

German elections

Lessons from the German election

The election is over and done, and we have looked at our system’s predicted outcome vs the actual results. This was the first election that we’ve tried to predict that wasn’t a mainly two horse race, and also the smallest Twitter sample we’ve had by far both in volume and % of population represented (vs.[…]

German Election

German Election Predictions

Dataswarm memetic analysis of German Election   We have been tracking the German election using social media since February, and 6.8 million tweets later we have some predictions. Our Data Analytics Engine (which had correctly predicted Brexit, the US Election and the latest British one against the polls’ opinions) is now predicting for Germany….well, pretty[…]