Posts tagged with Twitter

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Finding Lightning in the Cloud

A picture is worth a thousand words, but could it also be worth a thousand searches or tweets to read? A few weeks ago when Pope Benedict XVI resigned, I sat in my office with a Davidson student discussing the news story. Neither of us knew much more than the historical decision being made. Wanting […]

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Tebow time tweeting

If you didn’t see it live, you’ve seen it — again and again…yes, and again! The Denver Broncos and Pittsburgh Steelers were locked in a tie in their Wildcard game. Only 11 seconds of overtime were needed for Tim Tebow to throw the longest overtime touchdown pass in what then became the shortest overtime playoff […]

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Celebrity Networking

An active area of my recent research has been applying ranking methods to social networks. A popular one that has publicly available network information is Twitter. For the non-tweeter, here is a Twitter tutorial in a few sentences. Twitter is a social networking service. Users tweet by sending a text-based post of up to 140 […]

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Getting graphic

Today, a new header image (the old was simply the default image) appeared on this blog. It seems appropriate to explain the images as the collage is meant to represent the various ways I move mathematically. Let’s start at the left and move our way to the right. Almost hidden in the lower left and […]