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How Did The UK React To #iLookLikeAnEngineer?

Over the past couple of weeks the hashtag #iLookLikeAnEngineer has encouraged women in engineering to share photos of themselves, to challenge stereotypes about the traditionally male dominated profession. Female engineers in America, where the hashtag originated, embraced the idea with gusto. But in the UK we have a serious skills shortage in many engineering related…

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At Sysomos, we pride ourselves on the quality of our data and of our data science. For the last eight years we have enabled our clients to leverage social intelligence to help power their business decisions and keep them aware of trends, insights and discoveries. We’re also proud to partner with some of the most…

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St. Patrick’s Day is the day where the whole world gets to be Irish. It’s long been a day when friends get together, dress in green and go out for a few drinks. But, like almost everything these days, it’s now become a day where the world celebrates as a collective whole by sharing their celebrations through…

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Last week Derek Thompson, a writer for The Atlantic, wrote an article in which he questioned the real value of a tweet. In his article The Unbearable Lightness Of Tweeting, Thompson expressed disappointment because a tweet he was sure was going to get a lot of attention, both on Twitter and with click throughs to the actual article, didn’t…

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Last week we made a prediction on which film we thought was going to win the Best Picture category at The Oscars over the weekend. We were wrong. However, if we looked only at Twitter data, we probably would have been right, because Birdman had run away with the conversation on Twitter. As they say, hindsight…

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