A personal interest of mine is measuring/modeling/visualizing psychological change/growth. As part of a data mining course, I led a project exploring what we can learn from a long-running blog with NLP (Natural Language Processing) and linguistic analysis. Data gathered myself with a custom crawler/scraper. Overview Slides PDF. Code:scrape/crawl, transform/clean, analysis notebook
Tech: Puppeteer+Node.js Crawler/Scraper. Python. Pandas. LIWC. spaCy. Skikit-learn.