The goal of this post is to describe a debugging session, and different possible approaches for debugging in general. It also contains some tips and tricks to use with unicorn and Rails to debug request timeouts.
Berlin Riak Meetup at Meltwater
On Feburary 27th Meltwater was lucky enough to host the Berlin Riak Meetup in our office at Rotherstraße in Berlin. We were happy to have close to 30 Berlin Riaktors gather for talks by basho and rovio, yes the guys behind Angry Birds!
The new dimensions of sentiment
The volume of brand mentions online is exploding. With this explosion is an expectation that the “owners” of these brands will not only participate in the conversation, but take in this feedback and make necessary adjustments to products, ads, distribution, customer service, etc. To do this effectively, Meltwater needs to help company executives go well beyond a simple positive/negative analysis of these brand mentions and provide a clear picture of who is saying what about their brands.
Within the context of an mLabs research project, Balázs Gődény of our NLP team in Budapest built a prototype to help us understand what other insights (or sentiment dimensions) could be uncovered from brand mentions. In this article Balázs discusses the most important findings.
Developer Spotlight: Salimane Adjao Moustapha (Sam)
Salut! Ni Hao! I am Sam, and I became a member of the Meltwater family as a Senior Software Engineer a few months ago. In this blog post, let’s talk about me for a second.
Extending sorcery with JIRA
In this tutorial post our Engineering Trainee Camila from the Berlin office will walk us through the process of adapting an existing open source solution for user authentication to new business requirements.