29 Nov 2011
Few days ago I had to add a wordpress installation within the same environment where a Codeigniter app was already running happily and undisturbed. It took me a while to figure out how to keep separate folders on the filesystem, and serve the blog from a subfolder of the main domain: it ended up that the solution is super simple, but apparently I am not the only one who had similar problems. Symptoms of a bad installation usually result in “no input file specified” messages or, even worse, downloading the php source code with all your precious database passwords shown in clear.
06 Oct 2011
So it is now time to present the results obtained during the first year of research and development on the Flux of Meme project, and I was glad to fly to Milan for the presentation at Telecom Italia last friday 30th. Thanks-a-mil to Laurent-Walter Goix and Carlo Alberto Licciardi at Telecom for the constant support, reviews and recommendations: it immensely helped to achieve this result. And thanks-two-mils to Giuseppe Serra and Marco Bertini (also with the help of Federico Frappi) at the Media Integration and Communication Center for the help provided in the definition and fine-tweaking of algorithms. Looking forward to starting Flux phase 2!
This is a quick keynote that highlights the main elements of this geo-clustering and topic extraction tool, using twitter as a main data source but willing to expand to proper context-based data heterogeneous sources.