Posted by Moritz in Crane, Emotional Intelligence, Politics
Given his boss’s flat, uninspired performance in the first presidential debate, the consensus coming into the vice presidential debate Thursday night was that Joe Biden would arrive on stage guns blazing, eager to display the passion President Obama had so sorely lacked. He did not disappoint, and the result was a fiery, often testy, exchange of views between Biden and his opponent, Congressman Paul Ryan. After witnessing the highly charged back-and-forth, we decided to use our emotional intelligence technology, Crane, to take a quick look at what people were saying on Twitter. (more…)
Posted by Armen in Emotional Intelligence, Politics
After an especially fascinating and tumultuous Republican primary season, Rick Santorum bowed out of the race today. While the concession speech emphasized that it was a decision made in deference to his family’s needs, the reality was Santorum was now facing a monumental path to gain the nomination, with both mathematical and psychological odds deeply against him.
We though this was a perfect opportunity to use Kanjoya’s Emotional Intelligence tools to dig deep into the emotional reaction of folks on Twitter and discover: How did people feel about this (somewhat surprising) decision? (more…)