Twitter Bots

Having learned a bit about computational, generative poetry from Dene Grigar and Davin Heckman, I went ahead and created some Twitter Bots. The process was easy enough. There are plenty of engines and scripts that will automagically post content to Twitter, Facebook, or any number of social media websites. Some will pull live data from realtime API, respond to users, … Read More

Visual Data

Using distant-reading and data visualization techniques outlined in Derek N. Mueller’s Network Sense, I created the below visualizations to pull out key topics and ideas as represented in two recent  issues of The Journal of Media Ethics and the Journal of Media Law and Ethics. The complete data set (which can be downloaded) has nearly 2000 entries — tracking words and phrases across multiple … Read More