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The Perfect Tourist Techno-Cap

How many times are you out on vacation and neglect to take pictures to document it all for the folks back at home? Or maybe you forgot just exactly where that awesome waterfall was.  209 more words

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New York Public Library: Surveyor Geotagging Tool Puts NYPL Photos on the Map

New York Public Library: Surveyor Geotagging Tool Puts NYPL Photos on the Map. “Today, we’re proud to release Surveyor, our new website for crowdsourced geotagging of NYPL’s photo collections. 89 more words

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PLOS: Social sensing of urban land use based on analysis of Twitter users’ mobility patterns

PLOS: Social sensing of urban land use based on analysis of Twitter users’ mobility patterns. “A number of recent studies showed that digital footprints around built environments, such as geo-located tweets, are promising data sources for characterizing urban land use. 84 more words

Research & Opinion

Phys.org: Detecting dangers with crowdsourcing

Phys.org: Detecting dangers with crowdsourcing. “By the time officials in Flint, Mich., declared a state of emergency in response dangerously high levels of lead in the city’s drinking water in mid-December of 2015, residents had been complaining to each other about discolored and foul-smelling drinking water for more than a year. 35 more words

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Penn State University: Twitter data changing future of population research

Penn State University: Twitter data changing future of population research. “Twitter may have started out as a way to connect to other people and share news quickly, but the social media platform is also a powerful tool, with the data generated representing the largest publicly accessible archive of human behavior in existence. 55 more words

Research & Opinion

First Post

I don’t want my first blog post to bore any readers with an unengaging introduction to my life, interests, ect. Rather, I’ll provide a brief description of my life to really construct that reader-author relationship. 501 more words

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Entrepreneur: How to Create a Snapchat Geofilter in 15 Minutes

Entrepreneur: How to Create a Snapchat Geofilter in 15 Minutes. “My goal in this article is to teach everyone who is passionate about social media how to create a Snapchat geofilter in 15 minutes. 33 more words

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