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GCHQ recruits maths, physics and computing experts to analyse social networks

The Guardian is reporting that the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) is to trawl social networks for intelligence.

The Cheltenham-based organisation is recruiting maths, physics and computing experts to devise groundbreaking algorithms that will automatically extract information from huge volumes of speech, text and image content gathered “across the full range of modern communications media”.

Read the full article: GCHQ to trawl Facebook and Twitter for intelligence at The Guardian

Previously: Foreign Office gives Bletchley Park £480,000 and announces GCHQ apprenticeships

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