This week Ashton and Christian continue their exploration of Big Data through tweets around the world using Twitter’s Streaming API. In particular, Christian walks through improvements to his starter kit, showing how to manipulate and filter tweets, as well as do the classic Word Count example using tweets and hashtags. Ashton walks us through how to use Storm to push streaming tweets directly to the data platform, allowing for large-scale analysis that can support millions of tweets in the dataset. Between the in-show code walkthroughs and our project starter kit out at – you should have everything you need to begin mastering data analytics concepts through the Twitterverse!

Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future Through an Academic Perspective!   Christian Johnson, a student at the University of Maryland will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does.

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