Category Archives: Statistics

Died After Being Found Fit to Work. Really?

In this post I want to deal with this Guardian story (note: this story was also covered in other newspapers). In this article the Guardian claim that 2,380 people died shortly after being declared fit to work by the Department … Continue reading

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The Deadly Sins of Social Media Analysts

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a general election coming up here in the UK. This has caused a spike in the number of analysis I’m seeing from social media companies, a large number of them containing some horrific “sins … Continue reading

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UK General Election Day 30 Twitter Analysis

This is the analysis for Wednesday 30th April 2015. There’s two stand out items on the chart today, the first being that #UKIP are in number 3 spot, and the second is the continuing rise of #SNPOUT. The more the … Continue reading

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UK General Election Day 29 Twitter Analysis

Welcome to the analysis for Tuesday 28th April 2015. Let’s jump straight in by looking at the hashtag chart: As we enter the last stages of the election, all the parties are making their mark on the chart, with the … Continue reading

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UK General Election Day 28 Twitter Analysis

After my little break it’s time to get back on to the analysis for Monday 27th April 2015, starting with the hashtag chart: All the parties (bar the Greens) are represented on the chart today; looks like they are finally … Continue reading

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UK General Election Day 22 Twitter Analysis

After yesterday’s detour to look at the party’s manifestos, we return today to looking at the Twitter stream for Tuesday 21st April 2015; starting with the Hashtag Chart: The SNP and Labour continue the trend of topping the chart. The … Continue reading

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2015 General Election Party Manifesto Analysis

Now that all the parties have their manifestos out, let’s have a look and see what a word and trigram frequency analysis shows us. The Conservatives Looking at the most common three word collocations, it’s clear that the main message … Continue reading

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