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2013-04-23 18:08:23.48803+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

TweetMap - twitter tweets searchable geographically:

The tweet database presented here starts on 12/10/2012 and ends 12/31/2012. Currently 95 million tweets are available to be queried by time, space, and keyword. This could increase to billions and we are working on real time streaming from tweet-tweeted to tweet-on-the-map in under a second.

It's a tech demo for an SQL database called "MapD" that I'd like to learn more about.

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#Comment Re: made: 2013-04-23 21:59:20.255561+00 by: Dan Lyke

JJG also suggested http://iwitness.adaptivepath.com/ which shows more information, tweets by location and date, but only works on WebKit browsers, and I find the interface strangely off-putting. For one thing I have to F11 full screen Chrome on my laptop to see everything, and the weird map circle thingy does nothing for me, nor the lack of scrollbars on the tweets themselves, and...