They may just be learning how to read and do basic math, but the 27 first-graders in Amy Wood’s class at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School took to a lesson in computer coding like the proverbial ducks to water. “I get it! I know how to do all of this!” shouted one little girl, leaping out […]
In a story published on December 11, Fox News reported that researchers at the Whiting School of Engineering are using Twitter to gather important information about mental illness. You can read the complete story here.
The Huffington Post reports that computer scientists at the Whiting School of Engineering have developed an algorithm that uses Twitter to gather information about mental illness trends. Read the complete story here.
Johns Hopkins computers scientists, who have already used Twitter posts to track flu cases, say their techniques also show promise as a tool to gather important information about some common mental illnesses. By reviewing tweets from users who publicly mentioned their diagnosis and by looking for language cues linked to certain disorders, the researchers say, […]