Tagged: Twitter

TOSP Episode 9: November 7th 2011 - The Sciblogs Podcast

Aimee Whitcroft Nov 07, 2011

Greetings, dear listeners! This week, aimee was joined once again by Chelfyn Baxter, co-host of the g33k show, to talk through some of the science stories of the last week.  They included using lasers to rip the universe a new one, Boeing building spacecraft, the weight of the internet, alternate living, radiation-cleaning Aussie nanofibres, asteroids, and some very … Read More

TOSP Episode 7: October 25th 2011 - The Sciblogs Podcast

Aimee Whitcroft Oct 25, 2011

Featuring (very) bright sparks, biomimicry and flight, Dance Your PhD, NASA inventions, carbon nano-onions, Iceland’s renewable internet, spider silk, zoned-out rats, forecasting with Twitter, autistic facial characteristics, a new superconductivity, the geek book list, Tell Us A Story 2011 winners, and the economics of milk. Also featuring some Interesting Things, including a comment on a paper showing how cats lap … Read More

Become an ‘authority’ to maximise the benefits of social media for your business — Sisson - Stick

Peter Kerr Oct 04, 2011

Social media may seem to many like an over-hyped mess of ceaseless and senseless chatter. But understanding when and how its immediacy and intimacy can and should be part of an integrated marketing strategy will be key to many future … Continue reading → … Read More

Quips from ScienceOnline2011 - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jan 16, 2011

When you get a bunch of people who can write well, stick ’em together in a room discussing topics, the quips that emerge from twitter can be condensed 140-character-or-less gems. (How to follow ScienceOnline2011  from a distance is in an earlier post.) Here’s random selection from the #scio11 twitter stream.I’m offering these partly as conversation … Read More

Geo-tweets and population density - Seeing Data

Chris McDowall Dec 13, 2010

A few weeks back I animated 24 hours of Twitter data, mapping every tweet with geographic coordinates. I found it interesting to observe not only where geo-tweets occurred but also where they were absent. The video below tentatively explores the relationship between population density and where people are tweeting. This animation begins with a view focused on Wellington, New … Read More