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October 27th, 2010 by Chan Chi-Loong under Commentary

Haze really irritates Singaporeans. Duh!

Haze is a perennial problem in Singapore in the latter half of the year, and just last week we underwent the worse haze since 2006.

There was even a point at which the PSI (Pollutant Standards Index) reading went up to an unhealthy 108.

Thus it’s no surprise that the haze drew an incredible amount of negativity from Singaporeans in the social media space. Take a look at all those red bars:

Negative sentiment for haze
*Two day period from October 21st and 22nd 2010, when the haze was the worst

October 21st, 2010 by Benjamin Koe under Commentary

World’s Coolest Intern partners video

With a huge amount of applications flowing in, this video is about to cause the flood gates to burst. Standard Chartered Bank got us to contribute to their new video on what the winner of the World’s Coolest Intern contest will get. It was great fun getting it done and I think the result is brilliant! Check it out!

October 18th, 2010 by Benjamin Koe under Corporate

Chinese language sentiment detection now available

JamiQ is proud to announce a monumental milestone today. Automated sentiment detection is now available for the Chinese language. This new feature allow our customers to monitor online content written in the simplified Chinese script which opens a wealth of opportunities including the world’s largest Internet market: China.

Through the incredible work of our R&D team, JamiQ has taken a huge step forward delivering one of the most requested feature. This feature is currently live and available to all JamiQ customers.

The example screenshots below showcase the monitoring of the brand NetEase. NetEase operates a leading interactive online and wireless community in China and is a major provider of Chinese language content and services through our online games, wireless value-added services and Internet portal businesses.

chinese sentiment chart

Above: Charting sentiment on NetEase Topic. Red areas indicate negative sentiment, where green indicates positive.

chinese sentiment data

Above: Live data stream with filters set to show only content with negative sentiment.

October 13th, 2010 by Benjamin Koe under Commentary

Which Windows Phone 7 got the most buzz?

Windows Phone 7 Buzz

The launch of Windows Phone 7 got us excited. So we turned on the tracking and these are the results we got from the huge mountain of buzz over the launch days. Kudos to HTC for generating the most buzz!

October 11th, 2010 by Benjamin Koe under Technology

Exploring the social media with three telcos on Twitter

Exploring the social media with three telcos on Twitter from JamiQ on Vimeo.

This video showcases a new interactive relationship map created by JamiQ’s R&D team. Here we take a look at how conversations on Twitter can impact the three major telcos in Singapore: SingTel, StarHub, and M1.

While there is a lot more trends and insights to be gained from the interactive map, this video serves to preview a couple of the more obvious trends and their impact on these brands. This interactive map will be made live to the public in the near future.

Which brands should we compare for our next visualization?

October 1st, 2010 by Benjamin Koe under Commentary

How We Evaluate the World’s Coolest Intern

As the auditor for Standard Chartered Bank’s “World’s Coolest Intern” competition, we are publishing the criteria and measures we’ll be using for the evaluation. If you’re serious about getting a place in the Top 20, then head over to the Breeze Blog for some tips and tricks on how to get noticed. Best of luck!

Coolest Intern Evaluation Criterion 2

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