In 2014 I had already tried and failed at buidling a company aimed at providing psychographic targeting for the advertising industry. Later that year, thoigh, I arranged a dinner together with my friend Maria at her home to discuss an application of psychographics within the political domain. This was a new twist of the same old ideas in the main project I called Mindalyzer, that I’d been working on for many years. By the turn of events lately I now conclude that the science community involved in psychological stage theories must produce free annotated datasets and artist, intellectuals and politial activists in the metamodern movement are the most likely people to get it and put it to good use. Read on for the full story of how I reached this conclusion. Fortsätt läsa ”A possibly life-changing dinner conversation about psychographics in politics”
I’m currently reading The Listening Society by Hanzi Freinacht – a book a can warmly recommend to anyone interested in complexity, psychology and how to find a better political way ahead in these digital, globalized and indeed complex times. But this experiment zooms in on the part about psychological state and tries to see if a statistical model of human language in tweets can guess similar words of the correct sort of state, high or low. Fortsätt läsa ”Can word2vec word embeddings be used to find similar high/low psychological state words?”
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- här är ordlistorna som jag tar fram i den här bloggposten.
- här är notebooken med koden i bloggposten.
- här är Christopher Kullenbergs fråga på Facebook som detta är ett svar på.