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  1. Awesome piece - and while not great for you, great for us that you are working hard on a weekend. It appears to me that a little of the air / the anger / the umbrage / the immediate outrage has gone out of the Saudi story in the popular press. Sure, as your map notes, it’s almost all still negative, but it seem to be less of a “full-on” media frenzy than it was five days ago (to wit, it’s fallen off my 85-year-old mom’s radar whose interest in news is completely main-stream-media headline driven). Almost as if someone at a high level said - “now tamp down the outrage a bit.” Ben, is there a way of looking the narrative map data to see if my finger-to-the-wind feel is reflected in the data? Thank you, Mark

  2. Avatar for bhunt bhunt says:

    Good question, Mark. Right now the Quid technology (and this is true for all Natural Language Processing routines, not specific to Quid) is very much a blunt tool. That said, Rusty and I are working on some tools to evaluate changes in the “density” of these narrative maps, which I think can give some insights on your question. We’ll keep you posted!

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