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Cool news location maps. From the site's about page:

"Buzztracker is software that visualizes frequencies and relationships between locations in the Google world news directory.

Buzztracker tries to show you how interconnected the world is: big events in one area ripple to other areas across the globe. Connections between cities thousands of miles apart become apparent at a glance.

Buzztracker only tracks English-language news sources."

http://www.buzztracker.org

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Interesting link, Nick. It's another great addition to the mapping of cyberspace. Conceptually I'm "guessing" it is built upon many of the same priniciples used in network analysis models...all of which are way beyond me. Erin



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It would be fun to animate the map for say a month's time and see how the "buzz" shifts or maybe stays the same. Neat link, thanks.
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It would be fun to animate the map for say a month's time and see how the "buzz" shifts or maybe stays the same.

It looks like they have a complete archive of 2004 and the past months of 2005. You could animate an entire year if you have the time. It would be interesting as long as the "buzz" moved around. Erin






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