Theo Vasilis

Author, copywriter, narrator, & general all-round wordsmith. I love to inform, inspire & illuminate. Interested in human and machine learning alike. Passionate about free information and an open web.
18 posts
Theo Vasilis
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Facebook data mining with web scraping
Facebook

Facebook data mining with web scraping

Theo Vasilis
Theo Vasilis
Facebook data mining lets you dive deeper into market demographics, helps you to offer products based on people’s personal choices, and makes it possible to identify consumer behavior. But data mining can’t happen without web scraping. Find out why you need a Facebook scraper for Facebook mining.
4 min read
How web scraping is bridging language barriers
Education

How web scraping is bridging language barriers

Theo Vasilis
Theo Vasilis
When a research team set out to build a machine translation module for Syrian and Moroccan migrants and refugees, it faced a significant challenge: how do you get enough data for dialects used only in casual conversation? This is how web scraping became the solution.
4 min read
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