This blog is very interesting! It’s our future!
Originally posted on Computational Story Lab :
- Immediately adjacent to any hot dog stand.
- Madison Square Garden during moments of Linsanity.
- Tim Tebow’s new apartment building.
No really though, let’s measure some stuff.
Facts: (1) New York City is the most populous city in the US and (2) Manhattan streets are arranged on a rectangular grid. We have already seen how cities, airports, and even streets can be identified using geotagged tweets – here we use more than a half million messages from 2011 to investigate the happiness of NYC streets and avenues (clearly visible in the image below, as is Central Park).