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Visualizing the world's Twitter data - Jer Thorp


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Good morning, Twitter! Millions of tweets are sent everyday, and from these tweets, we can gather a lot of information about people’s lives: where they travel, when they wake up, and their opinions on pretty much everything. In this TEDYouth 2012 Talk, former New York Times data artist-in-residence Jer Thorp imagines what uses we can devise from this wealth of information.

According to Thorp's map of people saying good morning, who sleeps until later in the day?

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