2011/The Big Data Exploratorium: Data Mining, from Patents to Memes

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Learn to use simple natural language processing and graph analysis tools in Python and R to explore the structure of the dataverse. From Reddit to the USPTO to Google Books, come try some data hacks!

Speakers: Noah Pepper, Devin Chalmers

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sources for mining data:

  • gutenberg.org
  • google.com/ngrams
  • Twitter API
  • code.google.com/apis/socialgraph - Twitter graph data

http://www.reddit.com/.json gives you JSON data from Reddit.