Cyber Frontiers
Episode 13

Exploring Big Data Through the Twitterverse - CF013

Jim Collison published on

This week Ashton and Christian begin an exciting, multi-part series on how to leverage big data technologies to learn new skills in data analytics using one of the world's cheapest and largest value data sources - tweets! We take a look at the Twitter Streaming API, techniques for collecting and storing these data sets, and basic visualization exercises in Java and HTML5. We also take a look at some automated Twitter interactions using Python scripting and basic rule sets. This is a great show to follow along with on our video feed if you typically are an audio-only listener. We'll pick-up with how this project integrates with the data analytics sandbox we built and discussed in previous episodes. There is something for everyone in this conversation. Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future Through an Academic Perspective!   Christian Johnson, a student at the University of Maryland will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does.

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