“Studies like this allow us to understand the nuances of everyday 21st century life. We live in such an outrage, celebrity-driven culture today that it’s easy to forget that most of us are just focused on going about our business: eating, commuting, working, complaining. We document more of it on social media than we realize. This technology allows us to read the story of our society – as it’s being written, right before our eyes.”
-Mayank Kejriwal, Research Assistant Professor, USC Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
How do online conversations differ between New Yorkers and Angelenos? A USC Viterbi team of computer scientists and industrial and systems engineers used natural language processing to find out. Check out the full article below to see their findings.