Telefonica (02) plans to explore Big Data

Telecommunication companies are sitting on a gold mine. With the prevalence of mobile devices in our every day life, for example reports from Google IO are that 400 million Android devices have been activated at a rate of 1,000,000 activations per day, the data that we generate as a collective group is phenomenal. Phone companies […]

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Harvesting the Crowd: Experiments with Twitter

Harvesting the crowd is such a large and complex process but we can learn some interesting events happening just from looking at Geo-located Tweets. This seminar concentrates on what we sense we can make from the collective tweets of a city. Slides from seminar given to Oxford DTC e-Research Center, Oxford University, Jun 2011

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London Twitter Map

We have been working hard here at CASA lately, building tools to collect, analyse and visualise different data sets from all over the web. One piece of software that has proven quite popular over the past few months is our internal Twitter Collector. The collector mines Twitter for tweets inside a geographical radius either with […]

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