Archives of #Ties

Map/Reduce (Disco) on millions of tweets

Whilst working on data sciencey problems for AdaptiveLab I’m becoming more involved in simple visualisations for proof-of-concepts for clients. This ties in nicely with my PyCon Parallel Computing tutorial with Minesh. I’ve been prototyping a Disco map/reduce tutorial (part 2 for PyCon) using tweets collected during the life of SocialTies during 2011-2012. Using 11,645,331 tweets […]

Vicinity-like iPhone app for ‘nearby people I’ve met on-line’?

Another from the crazy ideas dept…. Whilst preparing for the ‘How to build a network‘ workshop last week I got to wondering about conferences and groupings of geeks (and Normals, but they need to catch-up with our tech first). Why is it that when I’m at a conference or event, I don’t know if anyone […]