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The Game within a Game

Superbowl Marketing Retweets

Richard Brath
June 16, 2016

We’ve been looking at characteristics of break-out tweets and memes. All memes are NOT the same. One interesting approach is to use our Salt library to plot time (horizontally) and number of retweets (vertically).

Twitter Talks Trump

Visualizing the most popular Trump-related tweets

Rob Harper & Sean McIntyre
March 3, 2016

Last summer we began tracking tweets that mention Donald Trump in preparation for our talk at Strata NY. We’ve continued monitoring the topic and, as of March 3rd 2016, we’ve processed over 91 million tweets.

Trump Climbs Primary Mountain

Everyone's tweeting Trump leading up to Super Tuesday

Richard Brath
March 1, 2016

In our ongoing analysis of tweets about Donald Trump we pulled together 27 million tweets in the month of February from 3.7 million unique users. It seems like everyone is joining the conversation in different ways.

Two Days of Trump in Iowa

2 million tweets, 700 thousand voices

Rob Harper
February 5, 2016

Last summer we began tracking tweets that mention Donald Trump in preparation for our talk at Strata NY. At the time it looked like things were only going to get more interesting so we kept watching and, as of Feb 1, we’d processed over 59 million tweets. With the Iowa caucus last week it seemed like a good time to revisit some of our earlier analysis.

TorFlow

Data Flow in the Tor Network

Chris Dickson and Kevin Birk
January 17, 2016

The Tor project is an open network for anonymous communication over the internet. Tor routes users’ internet traffic through a series of volunteer-run relay nodes to conceal its origin and destination from potential surveillance or censorship. While Tor is built for anonymity, the structure of the network and locations of many of the relay nodes is open.