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Monitoring Twitter Keywords and Sentiment Analysis – BITS Pilani

Last year i did a small project – monitoring keywords on twitter, in hope to get better insight about my Alma mater. Unfortunately this lasted only for 9 months, before twitter axed IFTTT search support. 6311 tweets over the period of 9 months (January-August 2012). Sample data is filled with noise as expected, also users keep deleting their tweets later. Medium…

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How to Mine Bitcoins – For Dummies

With lots of ups and downs (mostly ups) over the last six months, Bitcoins has generated lots of buzz around the world. Valuation of Bitcoin roared from a mere $12 to $238 (2000% rise), just before plunging a little last week. With big names like the Winklevoss twins getting involved in virtual currency, it is grabbing even more attention. How to…

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