# references (data)

How Social Media Is Fuelling Gang Wars in Chicago

WIRED magazine just published an interesting article on how social media is fuelling gang wars in Chicago. In the context of ✳UrbanSensing, it would be an interesting test case to also map this geographically and discover patterns. Our language analysis tool

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How Social Media Is Fuelling Gang Wars in Chicago

WIRED magazine just published an interesting article on how social media is fuelling gang wars in Chicago. In the context of ✳UrbanSensing, it would be an interesting test case to also map this geographically and discover patterns. Our language analysis tool

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Hedonometer

“Where does the word ‘hedonometer’ come from?” The economist Francis Edgeworth coined the term hedonometer in the late 1800’s to describe “an ideally perfect instrument, a psychophysical machine, continually registering the height of pleasure experienced by an individual.” From Hedonometer.org Happiness, it’s

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Hedonometer

“Where does the word ‘hedonometer’ come from?” The economist Francis Edgeworth coined the term hedonometer in the late 1800’s to describe “an ideally perfect instrument, a psychophysical machine, continually registering the height of pleasure experienced by an individual.” From Hedonometer.org Happiness, it’s

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The (U.S.) Geography of Happiness According to 10 Million Tweets

Article via The Atlantic. Find the original paper here. The happiest city in America is Napa, California — and the saddest all swear too much.     Sorry, Louisiana, you are the saddest state. And Hawaii (shocker!) you are the

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The (U.S.) Geography of Happiness According to 10 Million Tweets

Article via The Atlantic. Find the original paper here. The happiest city in America is Napa, California — and the saddest all swear too much.     Sorry, Louisiana, you are the saddest state. And Hawaii (shocker!) you are the

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DataSift

This commercial tool aggregates all sorts of social data from the web, and lets you create personalized streams of real-time information. “DataSift allows you to filter data from over a million social and news sources. You can activate the data

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DataSift

This commercial tool aggregates all sorts of social data from the web, and lets you create personalized streams of real-time information. “DataSift allows you to filter data from over a million social and news sources. You can activate the data

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Sitegeist App

“Sitegeist is a mobile application that helps you to learn more about your surroundings in seconds. Drawing on publicly available information, the app presents solid data in a simple at-a-glance format to help you tap into the pulse of your

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Sitegeist App

“Sitegeist is a mobile application that helps you to learn more about your surroundings in seconds. Drawing on publicly available information, the app presents solid data in a simple at-a-glance format to help you tap into the pulse of your

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Real-time twitter

onemilliontweetmap and trendsmap are two projects based on georeferenced tweets: both tools are useful to detect real-time territorial based trends.     This projects highlight the potential of social media in the understanding of our surroundings.

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Real-time twitter

onemilliontweetmap and trendsmap are two projects based on georeferenced tweets: both tools are useful to detect real-time territorial based trends.     This projects highlight the potential of social media in the understanding of our surroundings.

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Bitly Social Data APIs

Bitly has announced their new social data API: “We’re incredibly excited to announce the public release of a new social data API! Every day millions of people shorten, share, and click on links via bitly’s services. This API gives you direct

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Bitly Social Data APIs

Bitly has announced their new social data API: “We’re incredibly excited to announce the public release of a new social data API! Every day millions of people shorten, share, and click on links via bitly’s services. This API gives you direct

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Livehoods

Livehoods reveal how the people and places of a city come together to form the dynamic character of local urban areas. Each dot on the map (●) represents a check-in location. Groups of nearby dots of the same color form

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Livehoods

Livehoods reveal how the people and places of a city come together to form the dynamic character of local urban areas. Each dot on the map (●) represents a check-in location. Groups of nearby dots of the same color form

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