The Divided Kingdom: a machine learning analysis on the Brexit result

Today was a day for the history books. The UK has voted to leave the European Union and opened a deep crack in the heart of Europe. As a consequence of this result, Prime Minister David Cameron will step down by October urging for a fresh leadership.

At this point nobody knows the repercussions of […]

By |June 24th, 2016|Guides|8 Comments

New Languages, teams and analyzing data with Excel & CSV files

Exciting news – we have finished integrating Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Arabic native support within MonkeyLearn. Now you can train and consume machine learning models for text analysis in these new languages.

You can select any of these new languages within the creation wizard of a MonkeyLearn module […]

By |June 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Aspect Analysis from reviews using Machine Learning

Analyzing hotel reviews — Part 2

Recently we walked you through on how to train a sentiment analysis classifier for hotel reviews using Scrapy and MonkeyLearn. This tutorial is a perfect example on how we can combine web scraped data and machine learning for discovering valuable insights about a particular industry.

With this model, we were able to analyze millions […]

By |May 19th, 2016|How To|0 Comments

Creating a sentiment analysis model with Scrapy and MonkeyLearn

Analyzing hotel reviews — Part 1

Data is everywhere. And in massive quantities. We are currently in an era of data explosion, where millions of tweets, articles, comments, reviews and the like are being published everyday.

Developers are taking advantage of the abundance of data and using things like web scraping to do all kinds of cool things. Sometimes web scraping is not […]

By |May 3rd, 2016|How To|6 Comments

MonkeyLearn integration with Scrapinghub!

Crawling the web for huge amounts of data is a hard task. You have to deal with a wide range of problems such as extracting specific content from the sites you’re crawling, retrieving new links to follow, storing the data, avoiding getting blocked, and more.

Making sense of all the retrieved data it’s also damn hard. Let’s […]

By |April 14th, 2016|News|1 Comment

Making it easier to build text classifiers on MonkeyLearn

Our product team priority is to ensure that MonkeyLearn provides the best tools for creating texts classifiers and make the process as easy as possible. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the new features and improvements we’ve recently released:

Explore and fork public classifiers
Now you can explore the public classifiers created by the MonkeyLearn community. You can check out […]

By |March 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Giving voice to the messages in social media on a public space

Contributed by Esteban Sarthou, Diana Delgado and Mariana Souza, co-creators of Fuentes Alternas.

Fuentes Alternas is an artistic intervention of the public space. At a city square, eight loudspeakers are arranged in a circle and in each one passerby can hear music that alludes to a certain emotion and a voice. This voice is generated from messages sent through Facebook […]

By |November 17th, 2015|Applications|0 Comments

The Definitive Guide to Natural Language Processing

A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human. Alan Turing.

When I was a child, I read the book The analytical Engine – Computers Past, Present and Future, by Jeremy Bernstein. Among fascinating concepts such as Turing Machines or the Pascaline, Bernstein mentions […]

By |October 29th, 2015|Guides|28 Comments

The future of AI is on the cloud

Contributed by Cecilia Abadie, Director at APX Labs.

Trends are a great way to predict the future, and predicting the future gives you a chance to be ahead of the curve and make the right decisions for the future of your product or service.

Back in 2008, Nicholas Carr predicted that the future of the internet […]

By |October 16th, 2015|Applications|0 Comments

HashRobot: a social media assistant built with MonkeyLearn

Contributed by Ryan Smith, co-creator of HashRobot.

HashRobot is a social media assistant we built with MonkeyLearn that helps Twitter users pick the right hashtags for their tweets. With HashRobot it’s easy to identify the most popular hashtags within a certain topic. Twitter users can add these hashtags to their tweets to have an edge in getting more views […]

By |October 2nd, 2015|Applications|4 Comments