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A new data art project tracks emotional response at the Olympics...

A new data art project tracks emotional response at the Olympics... | visual data | Scoop.it
A data art project called Emoto aims to track people's emotional response to the Olympics using online sentiment analysis tools and then represent that data in interactive visualisations (Cool real-time visualization of Olympic social media data

 

Emoto will analyse tweets and updates to determine the emotional reactions of people around the world. The project was developed by Drew Hemment, an artist and curator of FutureEverything, visualiser Moritz Stefaner and design collective Studio Nand. The collected data will be transformed into a series of creatively-designed infographics shared in realtime through the website emoto2012.org, along with the responses and commentary by those compiling the information.

Drew Hemment said: We chose to do this because the thing that connects most people at a big event is emotional intensity and energy...

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Twitter vs Facebook vs GooglePlus. Infographics.

Twitter vs Facebook vs GooglePlus. Infographics. | visual data | Scoop.it

Twitter vs Facebook vs GooglePlus. Infographics.


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How The Virginia Earthquake Spread On Twitter

How The Virginia Earthquake Spread On Twitter | visual data | Scoop.it

We've already seen that Twitter can be a useful predictor of stock market swings, a movie's box-office sales, and even outbreaks of swine flu. But the earthquake last week revealed yet another interesting possibility: Twitter activity managed to show how intense the earthquake actually was, up and down the East Coast. (I know, I know, all you want to talk about this morning is Hurricane Irene. Tough luck, brah. Good infographics take time to produce.)

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