IBM: Watson tone analyser

IBM Watson Tone analyser, helps process big social data

When it comes to AI, IBM has some incredible tools. The Watson tone analyser is way of extracting sentiment from data. Typical usage would usually be social data that a business needs to analyse for responses about their entity, or a product release for example. There are many more applications for this type of data […]

Google: Vision API

Google Vision is a cloud based tool that gives accurate descriptions of images. The data returned is expansive, and useful in many different scenarios. This means you can bulk process images to get data you need for analysis, or metrics. And as with all Google API, they are easy to work with. Personal experience I […]

Aylien: Text analysis

Aylien, home of great taxonomy analysis and other ML/AI tools

Aylien is a tool for determining different strata in data. The taxonomy is my favorite, and when testing it out, it was great at identifying the roots of the language used in various web pages. They also provide sentiment analysis among other features in their growing toolset. It’s also great that you can play with […]

Yippy: Clustered searches

Yippy, clustered search engine

Yippy is an essential tool for research, and differs from normal search engines greatly. When you search for a term you get a clustered result back that is grouped intelligently. This enables you to filter out all the noise in searches, and to focus on the main subject you are trying to focus on. The […]

Twitter: Social media API

twitter api

The Twitter developer API is a great way to start with social media data analysis. You get free access to masses of data (though a rate limited API, you get a lot of useful data). After the free tier, you can request access to their streaming API which can deliver tweets in real-time (or gain […]

Semrush: SEO Overload!

Semrush SEO

Semrush offers a complete suite of tools for keyword analysis, and much more. If tasked with discovering the value, or usage of keywords, it truly rules to the roost. It’s able to give accurate costings for keywords should Adwords be your things also. Personal experience I’ve used this tool to gauge the costs for clients […]

Python: Natural language library

Python Natural Language Kit, simply amazing library for working with language

I discovered the Natural language toolkit working through Python tutorials. Working with specific issues in language analysis, the NLTK‌ library had everything needed to analyse groups of words in sections of text. It was then possible to parse groups of words that were a description in 4,5,6,etc ‘n-grams’. For example, coherent sentence sections to be […]