Analyzing a NHL Playoff Game With Twitter

Since its inception eight years ago Jack Dorsey's Twitter has grown into one of the most popular websites on the internet. With over a billion registered users and an average of five hundred million tweets sent per day Twitter is creating incredible amounts of data. Many novel ideas have come out of the question of what to do with all of this data, from predicting stocks to more recently predicting crime. When I was first learning python one of the first libraries I came across was Tweepy, an open source, easy to use python library for accessing the Twitter API.…

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