Introduction This research paper explores the psychological and social motivations for using the amazingly popular social media/live streaming platform Twitch by conducting a small survey of users. Keywords: Live Streaming, Twitch, Social Identity Theory, Uses and Gratifications Theory, Psychological motivations Psychological Motivations for Twitch users This research paper explores the psychological and social motivations for […]
A literature review of academic studies of racial disparities in prostate cancer outcomes, particularly for black Americans. In loving memory of Calvin L Harris Senior.
UPDATE 26th of May: I have recently discovered that turnover is defined by cash plus wagering wins, which means if a person puts in $300 cash, wins and loses $2700 over the course of the day in small increments, and then loses their $300 too, they have “wagered” $3000 and “won” $2700 so the expenditure […]
Context: In this blog, I am imagining I am guest lecturer at University of Southern California’s Cinematic Arts School. I work at seejane.org which is the public site of Geena Davis Institute on Gender in the Media. My target audience are students enrolled in Film Studies. This blog shows the presentation I did (although it […]
Using Tree Based Gradient Boosting Models to classify terrorism events as Suicide Attacks Tracy Keys 13 June 2017 Background My team Gonzo at UTS used the Global Terrorism Database (GTD) to explore whether distinct features of terrorism events could predict the ABC’s online reaction to them. We did this through web scraping the ABC’s Twitter […]
My vignette is about text mining and analysis, utilising the tm and topicmodels packages in R and Latent Dirichlet Allocation, to work out what the documents are written about without having to read them all! The vignette shows you how to create a Document-Term Matrix, then uses LDA to work out what key themes are […]