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Deep-Sea Mining and the Race to the Bottom of the Ocean
He points to electric cars: the batteries for a single vehicle require 187 pounds of copper, 123 pounds of nickel, and 15 pounds each of manganese and cobalt. On a planet with 1 billion cars, the conversion to electric vehicles would require several times more metal than all existing land-based supplies—and harvesting that metal from existing sources already takes a human toll.
nature  research  environment  ocean  science  mining  deep  sea  resource  extraction 
6 weeks ago by markhgn
Using Twitter as a data source: an overview of social media research tools
This post is aimed at social sciences researchers who want to capture and analyse social media data, and it provides a useful collection of resources related to methods and practical tools which can be used for this purpose.
twitter  tools  data  mining  reference  social  media  research 
july 2017 by markhgn
DiscoverText is a cloud-based, collaborative text analytics solution
"With dozens of powerful text mining features, the DiscoverText software solution provides tools to quickly and accurately make better decisions."
text  mining  unstructured  tool  analytics 
april 2015 by markhgn
Blood for Uranium: France’s Mali intervention has little to do with terrorism
"The invasion of Iraq in 2003 as part of the ‘Global War on Terror’ was a war in which France refused to directly participate. The general consensus is that the invasion of Iraq was a quest for oil, and yet the French invasion of Mali is not dissimilar."
france  uranium  mining  economics  politics  mali  terrorism 
january 2013 by markhgn
Mining patterns in search data with Google Correlate
"... but researchers told us they want to enter the trend of some real world activity and see which search terms best match that trend. In other words, they wanted a system that was like Google Trends but in reverse."
google  correlate  data  mining  patterns  search 
june 2011 by markhgn
U.S. Identifies Vast Riches of Minerals in Afghanistan
"The United States has discovered nearly $1 trillion in untapped mineral deposits in Afghanistan, far beyond any previously known reserves and enough to fundamentally alter the Afghan economy and perhaps the Afghan war itself..."
afghanistan  united  states  america  minerals  mining  economy  war 
june 2010 by markhgn
Email patterns can predict impending doom
"... he expected communication networks to change during moments of crisis. Yet the researchers found that the biggest changes actually happened around a month before."
email  research  social  network  business  crisis  enron  data  mining 
june 2009 by markhgn
Data Mining
Matthew Hurst's blog. Director of Research at Intelliseek; co-creator of BlogPulse.
mining  blog  search  data  research  intelliseek  blogpulse 
june 2006 by markhgn
CyberWyre » Data Mining on the Internet with Google
Here is a summary of a few of the most useful lesser known features.
google  search  tips  how  to  data  mining  reference  useful 
june 2006 by markhgn

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