It was such an exciting and intense match earlier between the UP Fighting Maroons and the UST Growling Tigers. Those of us who could not catch the game live on TV or via the web earlier had to rely on Twitter to follow the game. The game was so intense that #UPFight and #goUSTe were trending on the social media platform.
Is it possible to just look at the number of tweets per region and infer the population density at that region? Does it make sense to obtain a rough estimate of the GRDP of a locality based on the number of geotagged tweets that fall onto the area?
According to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) overseas employment statistics, in 2014, around 1.8 million Filipinos were deployed overseas and around 2.4 million (overseas work) contracts were processed. OFWs (and OCWs) … Continue reading
The past few days/weeks, we have been seeing a lot of posts on our fB walls and Twitter feeds on #AlDub. AlDub is an “accidental” segment in Eat Bulaga that had people following the program for a little over a month now.
I love the colors that Tableau uses in plotting. I was so happy I came across Randal Olson’s post titled “How to make beautiful data visualizations in Python with matplotlib.” … Continue reading
Metro Manila Traffic Rhythm Thanks to a good friend and colleague**, last week, I learned about the existence of the Metro Manila Development Authority Live Traffic Monitoring System. Below is … Continue reading
I generated a word cloud from the tweets generated by key traders (Philippine market) and finance people in the Philippines for the whole month of August. I have not done any other … Continue reading
One of the awesome things I discovered this year is H2O.ai. According to its homepage, H2O is for data scientists and application developers who need fast, in-memory scalable machine learning … Continue reading
For scripts I usually create a filename.sh and then make the file executable. I learned a new trick today from a colleague, which is to edit the bash_profile. When you … Continue reading