Tag Archives: 'network'

Digital Appendix: A ‘Big Data’ Approach to Mapping the Australian Twittersphere

Digital Appendix: A ‘Big Data’ Approach to Mapping the Australian Twittersphere

Snurb, 1 January 2014
The images below present higher-resolution versions of the graphs contained in the chapter “A ‘Big Data’ Approach to Mapping the Australian Twittersphere” by Axel Bruns, Jean Burgess, and Tim Highfield in the collection Repurposing the Digital [...]

Many Maps of the Australian Twittersphere

Many Maps of the Australian Twittersphere

Snurb, 1 April 2012
I spent most of last week at the Digital Humanities Australasia conference in Canberra (see my liveblog coverage), where I presented the latest iteration of our map of the Australian Twitter follower/followee network. This is now [...]

A First Map of Australia, Part 2: Twitter’s States and Territories

A First Map of Australia, Part 2: Twitter’s States and Territories

Snurb, 9 August 2011
I’m following up a little further on my post of our first, very tentative and incomplete, map of the Australian Twittersphere, for another slightly more detailed look. First, though – also in response to some of [...]

A First Map of Australia, Part 2: Twitter’s States and Territories

Snurb, 9 August 2011
I’m following up a little further on my post of our first, very tentative and incomplete, map of the Australian Twittersphere, for another slightly more detailed look. First, though – also in response to some of [...]

A First Map of Australia

Snurb, 4 August 2011
We’ve been neglecting the blog a little – not because there hasn’t been anything worth writing about, but rather because there’s been too much going on. So, before our big trip to Europe in August and [...]

Mapping Online Publics: A Progress Report

Snurb, 21 June 2011
Melbourne. I spoke today at the National Public Service Digital Media Officers’ Forum (now that’s a mouthful…) here in Melbourne, where I had been invited to present our Mapping Online Publics project – to a group [...]

Twitter’s Reaction to #twitdef – Part 2

willdawson, 20 January 2011
Now that the dust has (mostly) settled on the #twitdef controversy of late last year, I’m continuing my summer research project, and looking deeper into the reaction to Australia’s first twitter defamation case. We already know [...]

Visualising Twitter Dynamics in Gephi, Part 2

Snurb, 30 December 2010
OK, so this is the second part of my post on turning Twitter data from Twapperkeeper into a dynamic network visualisation in Gephi. Last night’s post did the groundwork, generating a GEXF file from our #spill [...]

Visualising Twitter Dynamics in Gephi, Part 1

Snurb, 30 December 2010
In the following posts I’m finally keeping my promise to explore in earnest the use of Gephi‘s dynamic timeline feature for visualising Twitter-based discussions as they unfolded in real time. A few months ago, Jean posted [...]

Twitter’s Reaction to #twitdef

willdawson, 21 December 2010
Hello! Will Dawson here. Axel and Jean have been kind enough to take on a VRES student over summer (think of it like the work-experience kid of the academic world). Basically, VRES (or Vacation Research Experience [...]