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Make Data Work
21–22 May 2018: Training
22–24 May 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Lucio Tolentino

Lucio Tolentino
Data Scientist, Mashable

Lucio Tolentino is a computer and data scientist at Mashable, a digital tech-media company. Leveraging his background in computational epidemiology, he combs through data on how Mashable’s content is shared on social media for interesting and actionable insights. His research focuses on using network theory to understand news as a form of contagion, and applying machine learning to optimize content production.

Sessions

14:5515:35 Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Data science and machine learning
Location: Capital Suite 10/11 Level: Beginner
Lucio Tolentino (Mashable)
When a particular story gets widespread attention we often say that it has gone viral, but the underlying process of how this happens is complex, with a multitude of different contributing factors. We present a series of experiments with random networks and viral content produced by Mashable that informs our understanding of viral news stories. Read more.