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AEB celebrates 20 years of FDI in Russia

The Association of European Businesses (AEB) gathers the largest European foreign investors in Russia and celebrates its 20 years of existence on Thursday 24th September. The AEB was established in 1995 […] to represent and promote the interests of European … Continue reading

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RussoScopie becomes NamSor for Russia

We’ve now integrated RussoScopie – a service to monitor the Russian Media and access valuable databases about the businesses in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan – into NamSor list of valuable data sources, for – risk management, – social sciences (migration … Continue reading

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Onomastics to monitor Russian media

Business intelligence firm AESMA used NamSor name recognition software to analyze the coverage by the Russian media of Arab personalities and businesses, between January 2004 and March 2013, using database INTEGRUM.       About NamSor NamSor™ Applied Onomastics is a … Continue reading

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Russian money targeted in Cyprus

Since Lehman Brothers failure in 2008, there was kind of general feeling that governments would not allow any further banking failures that would either ruin common depositors or trigger a new systemic banking crisis. In the Eurozone, not all governments have the … Continue reading

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Indian, Chinese, Russian and Japanese directors in European Big Business – an onomastics view [2/2]

Today, with this map of Japanese and Russian business communities in Europe, we complete an earlier post about Indian and Chinese presence in European economic affairs (*). The map would look different if we filtered information according to certain sectors … Continue reading

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Indian, Chinese, Russian and Japanese directors in European Big Business – an onomastics view [1/2]

In December 2012, we attempted to show graphically the cultural origins of about half a million directors of companies registered in the European Union (plus Switzerland). We found that twenty years after the official creation of the European Union, the … Continue reading

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What’s in a suspect terrorist name? Chérif Kouachi, Saïd Kouachi and Mourad Hamyd.

A year and half ago, terrorism stroke Boston and there was a confusion about the origin of the terrorists, the Tsarnaev brothers. Czech Republic? The Russians hitting on US soil? Not quite. Yesterday, terrorism stroke Paris and the same confusion … Continue reading

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moving voices from the grave

It’s not every day one hears the voice of Tolstoy, expressing himself in French. It didn’t occur during a session of spiritism, but during an interview organized by KazTV at the ‘Institut des Archives Sonores’, Paris. Thank you Mr Edison! … Continue reading

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GGG & The Airman Directory – a making-of

Tools, methodology and data used to produce the article ‘GenderGapGrader: Airline Pilots‘: We’re disclosing the data used in the study. We’ve opened GendRE API which extracts gender from names. To make it usable by everyone, we’ve built an extension for RapidMiner, a … Continue reading

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Cannes2015, Mind the Gender Gap

[UPDATE Sept 2014 – many of the mis-classifications listed below are now handled properly by NamSor Gender API, combining classic baby name dictionaries and more advanced sociolinguistics] We’ve used applied onomastics to recognize the likely gender of about 5 million … Continue reading

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