Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Digital Methods Initiative

Yesterday, I met with the Digital Methods Initiative, a group of new media researchers at UvA. Check the link, they're doing some interesting work designing, adapting, and modifying internet crawler/scraper tools to study the internet. While we have primarily dealt with qualitative/ethnographic kinds of inquiries, crawling is primarily a quantitative analytical approach.

Here's some of the tools they developed.

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