Toronto Mayoral Election: @RobFordTeam vs @G_Smitherman vs @JPantalone Tweets with @RobFordTeam are in red. Tweets with @G_Smitherman are in purple. Tweets with @JPantalone are in teal Tweets mentioning two or more are multicoloured. Tweets mentioning none of them are transparent. Tweets were gathered from searching via the api for: #voteTO OR #RobFord OR #Smitherman OR #Pantalone … Continue reading 18147 tweets about the Toronto Mayoral election
xkcd: The Economic Argument
thedailywhat: Secret Golden Ratio of the Day: Twitter’s Creative Director Doug Bowman says: To anyone curious about #NewTwitter proportions, know that we didn’t leave those ratios to chance.” Paging Tweeting Dan Brown. [laughingsquid.]
mferrier Nobody in Toronto can ever make fun of the US electing Bush ever again. #VoteTO 26 Oct 2010 tapesonthefloor I, for one, welcome our new Marshmallow Man overlord. RT @coreypierceart ALL HAIL MAYOR STAYPUFT #fordTO #voteTO 26 Oct 2010 johnpapa Can we PLEASE refer to Rob Ford as “Mayor Double Down”? He’s greasy, filled … Continue reading #VoteTO election night tweets
“Using old cameras is like camping in the woods and cooking over an open fire… You may not want to do it all the time but when you do it’s a blast.” Ellard Gann , Jan 16, 2000; 09:21 p.m.
How do twitter-based apps access tweets going back several months? Do they keep data in dbs or do they re-search for tweets each time a visitor makes a query? I’m asking because most of the playing around I’ve done with the twitter api has focused on the query functionatlity. This is a great way to … Continue reading Twitter API: to cache or not to cache? When, why and how?
Processing integration with EclipseGreat news about a Processing plugin for Eclipse. While I love the minimalism and simplicity of the Processing IDE, larger projects start to stretch its capabilities. Quoted below from Ben Fry’s blog, "Processing + Eclipse“. "Exciting news! The short story is that there’s a new Processing Plug-in for Eclipse, and you can learn … Continue reading Processing integration with Eclipse
"Your whole team should be built for 16 games."“My whole philosophy of building teams, I owe to Bill Torrey (legendary Islanders GM). After we won (in Anaheim), I called him and thanked him. I asked him once, you won four straight Cups — people can argue that might have been one of the greatest teams … Continue reading “Your whole team should be built for 16 games.”