Notes about Redis

January 31, 2010

I’ve come up with some notes about Redis, RestMQ and mongodb. Uploaded them to slideshare.

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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