Data Sonification (How Happy is NYC?)
This experiment in data sonification begins by tapping into Twitter's public stream of tweets, filtered by location (NYC), each tweet is categorized by borough and sent to the IBM-Watson Tone Analyzer API to have it's "emotional tone" analyzed.
The analyzed tweet is sent to the font end where all the sound is generated, live. Some of the parameters that define the sound are location, follower count and the accumulated emotional tone of all the tweets received.
Project Members: Benjamin Saphier