Cornell researchers analyzed mood content in 2.4million tweets (based on word choice) and found that Saturdays and Sunday garnered the most positive expressions and Mondays the most negative – well, during the day anyway. Interestingly, Saturday and Sunday nights were way up (down) there too. On a design note, perhaps the lower graph should have inverted the scale? (related article)
What is shocking to me is that there are 12 states with no shortfall.
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If you care about SEO, this is kind of interesting. Personally, I think it’s a chart of which industries are clearly taking too much money out of our pockets if they can afford to pay that much per click. I’d love to suggest we all click on every insurance ad we see just to stick it to them – but they’d probably just raise our rates to makes up the difference. (via)
Interesting chart of how companies, employees, and acquisitions are all intertwined in the tech industry. Pay attention to which way the arrows are pointing (they look just like lines at first).
Believe it or not, when I title my posts, I do occasionally try to show mercy to my readers who are already skittish about browsing “chartporn.org” from work. This is one of those times. You’re welcome.
I like that they normalized the results to account for volume.
Interesting history of falling hard drive price and internet bandwidth costs. It is the bottoming out of these graphs that is making cloud computing possible. Thanks to David V. for the link!
Do you have an excellent idea for a website? This flowchart will tell you whether you have everything you need to make it a reality. (posted by digital talent agency Vitamin T – which explains all the web developer brown nosing – hehe.)
A well thought out flowchart from the US Air Force on communication strategies for responding to blog posts and comments.
Pharmaceutical company Pfizer adapted the Air Force’s version for their own use:
Either of which are preferable to the the instinctual response:
From an article over at Wired about why they keep getting cheaper. (via)
Over 5000 per second. (via)
Less depressing, the same flickr feed also has cool video of tweets per second on New Year’s Eve 2010 – you can watch midnight travel around the globe.
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