Tweet Wars: The Last Data Point

Tweet Wars: The Last Data Point

It has been two years since we have started Knoyd. We have helped quite a few companies using their data more efficiently and have learnt a lot during the process. It has also been two years since we published one of our very first blog posts, analysing tweets about Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  And since the new installment has hit theaters in December, we have decided to create a re-hash of this original blogpost.

Scraping and Analysing Amazon Reviews

Scraping and Analysing Amazon Reviews

In this post we will show you how to scrape reviews from an amazon product page. This data can be used to create datasets for sentiment analysis or other educational or research purposes. If you sell products on Amazon it can even be useful to analyse the reviews to understand what customers like and dislike about your product. Let's dive in!

How To Make A Cryptocurrency Portfolio Dashboard In 20 Minutes

How To Make A Cryptocurrency Portfolio Dashboard In 20 Minutes

Considering all the craze around cryptocurrencies happening all around us this year, our team has also decided to dip their toes into these crypto-waters and invest a little bit of money into the hype. In this blog, we will build a simple Google Sheet based portfolio monitoring tool. It is supposed to auto-update with new values on exchange rate changes.

Semantic Similarity Across Facebook Posts

Semantic Similarity Across Facebook Posts

In this post we will use modern Natural Language Processing techniques to find similar posts in a Facebook group.You have probably been in a situation where you want to post something in a Facebook group but you are not sure whether almost the same post already exists and is maybe just hiding on the next page.

Traveling The World in D3 - Part 3: Legend and Filtering

Traveling The World in D3 - Part 3: Legend and Filtering

In the last part of the tutorial, we managed to interactively draw location points on the zoomed in country and added a tooltip linking directly to our content. One thing we are missing is an overview of what content is available for which countries without having to manually click through all the points available.

Data Science For Everyone

Data Science For Everyone

Gut feeling used to be the biggest asset of successful businessmen in the past. Nowadays, intuition still plays an important role, but with all the available knowledge and technologies, there has been a significant shift. One of the most important sources of a competitive advantage these days is data. Big Data is a hype and undoubtedly a bandwagon to jump on. But how?

Gotta Catch 'Em All, But Which One First?

Gotta Catch 'Em All, But Which One First?

For this blog post we decided to jump on the PokémonGO hype and add a bit of science into the craze. Our goal is to give you the optimal portfolio of Pokémon to train, so you can be as effective as possible against a wide variety of opponents. As each Pokémon has its strengths and weaknesses, we created clusters of Pokémon with similar characteristics and looked at the few selected ones allowing the player to compete against as many different enemies as possible.