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Sentiment data from Twitter and Google Trends

Great day of class, last Wednesday. It deserves a short summary, which I am publishing here. The basic idea for the class was the exploration of sentiments around a place, using Twitter. First I showed my students that Twitter admits … Continue reading

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Zombie Map of the World, anyone?

What happens if you search for zombies on Google Maps? This is what some researchers at the Oxford Internet Institute asked, reported some time ago The Guardian. And this is the result, which, according to one of the study’s authors, … Continue reading

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The Quantified Life

Gary Wolf and Kevin Kelly are guys to watch closely. First, Kevin’s website is the simplest welcome address of the Web: www.kk.org. Part of the site itself is dedicated to people who are interested in collecting (sometimes, amassing) data about … Continue reading

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