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Telecontrol Project: “The John”

Posted on June 28th, 2010

I’ll start with a little bit of background information. Here in New Zealand there is a chap called John Campbell. He hosts a current affairs show, Campbell Live, which is on TV3 each weeknight at 7pm.┬áJohn Campbell is an active Twitterer who likes to get involved with his fellow Tweeters. He is that special, he [...]

Telecontrol Project: FIFA World Cup Twitter LEDs Live Webcam

Posted on June 20th, 2010

Here we have a live web cam of our Twitter LED project, showing the occurrences of keywords related to the FIFA World Cup. More information about the project can be found at this earlier blog post. If the image is too dark to see the project, you can turn a light on. If the camera [...]

Telecontrol Project: FIFA World Cup Twitter LEDs

Posted on June 20th, 2010

Yesterday we filmed a video demonstrating how shift registers can be used, along with the Twitter Feed plugin, to create a real-life interpretation of keyword activity on the Twitter public stream. There is a bot running on the Telecontrol server which is monitoring the Twitter public stream for occurrences of pre-defined keywords in real time. [...]