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Twitter Algorithm Can Track Flu Outbreaks
2013-01-29 09:44:34

Computer scientists from around the world have devised algorithms that parse Twitter posts for all kinds of insight and a new one from Johns Hopkins University is showing promising results for tracking the spread of the flu virus across the United States.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.