Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Friday, 5 February 2016

Tweets from the Jungle in Calais

These are tweets geo-tagged to be coming from the Calais 'Jungle' refugee camp.

Sunday, 5 July 2015

#Wireless shows the event is media

These readings were taken from the Wireless festival in London, Sunday July the 5th. Its interesting to see that not only are a many people tweeting, but they are almost all tweeting on message, post




The point here is that today the media message is no longer before the event, in ads, or media coverage of an event, which you might control, an events today is a major media publishing source.  The event speaks to the media in real time via twitter, Facebook, snapchat, Instagram and what ever new thing comes along.  In a case like Wireless this is an impressive show of a united message from a location, but there is also a danger of events losing control of their message via media users.

Again the big picture is well established, social media means you have to communicate your message to your consumer clearer, that you need to keep them happy, and you need to track what is being said about you in real time, and change your message or services as quickly as you can.

Monday, 29 June 2015

Mapping Tweets from Athens in #Greececrisis

Sadly too many people viewed my tool and it has been going down. Try later if its 0

Large body of tweets on Friday night before the vote near OXI happy

Saturday, 30 May 2015

Mapping tweets at FA cup



The tweets coming from around the Wembley stadium where the FA cup is being played.



Arsenal fans are collecting around Emirates Stadium

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Google to make BigTable technology public on the Cloud



Big Table runs some of the largest big data features currently in Google

Big Table is a NoSQL to make huge data sets meaningful for the business.   This is not going to be cheap, it requires 4 nodes and you are going to need to spend a great deal more than Azure DocumentDB or NoSQL Tables to get going.

Microsoft has a long way to catch up to Microsoft and AWS.  But they certainly have the experience of Big Data behind them, Google was doing Big Data before we were all saying it.

Saturday, 2 May 2015

Track tweets from the birth of the next British Royal baby in real time



St Mary's Hospital where today, May 2 2015, the Princes in in Labour (Labor for Americans)