Can you find your Tweet?

Watch the Intricate Patterns of Global Infrastructure Emerge From Geocoded Tweets

Emily Badger | The Atlantic | August 2, 2013 | link

You may have seen earlier this summer a series of maps released by Twitter showing the geography of different cities as revealed by millions of tweets. Such maps of digital information are compelling for the way they also illustrate concrete infrastructure: the road networks around cities, the public parks inside of them, the clusters of commercial office buildings.

If you missed your own city in that series, Northeastern University assistant professor of computer science Alan Mislove has created a global, navigable map using much of the same data.

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