All posts by Chris Hannam

Build a Sentiment Analysis Slack Chatbot in Python

slack-chatbot-appThis is a guest post by Chris Hannam, a professional Python and Java developer. Want to contribute your own how-to post? Let us know here.

As companies adopt chat tools like Slack to manage internal communication, they’re learning that a lot can get lost when communicating over text.

With this in mind, I built a Slack chatbot to keep an eye on messages, and flag negative ones to give the commenter a little nudge to be nicer in the future. Read More…

Using Predictive Algorithms to Track Real Time Health Trends

Create a real time health dashboard with predictive algorithmsThis is a guest post by Chris Hannam, a professional Python and Java developer. Want to contribute your own how-to post? Let us know contact us here.

We’ve shown how to use predictive algorithms to track economic development. In this tutorial, we’re going to build a real-time health dashboard for tracking a person’s blood pressure readings, do time series analysis, and then graph the trends over time using predictive algorithms. This tutorial is the starting point for creating your own personal health dashboard using time series algorithms and predictive APIs. Read More…