To finish the holy trilogy of twitter madness, there goes a naive friend recommender script for twitter. It basically applies a simple idea over the social graph: from all my friends, select all their friends that I don’t follow, rank them by ocurrence, filter against who is already in my list and recommend them to me. Read the rest of this entry »

A twitter bot

August 21, 2009

One of the first experiments that I did with python and twitter was a BOT. I was interested in testing how would an interactive application work using twitter, and a reasonable model for me is that it would answer back when a user sent a message, after performing a given action. Read the rest of this entry »

The whole twitter’s user base provide us with a snapshot of what is hip and what is not right now. Using its trends and searching, it’s possible to harvest a lot of information. The heavy load of crawling and storing such huge volume is naturally handled by them.

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