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Posts Tagged ‘watermain

So, it seems like I jumped the gun by saying I could only add up to 15 results through the yahoo pipe.  A quick look at the comments on the original post about this yahoo pipe shows that there’s an argument in the twitter search api allowing you to specify the amount of tweets to [...]

22 Mar, 2009

Watermain Breaks Mapped via Twitter

Posted by: Skylar In: internet coverage|water

Pam Broviak recently commented on my original watermain + twitter post from a few days ago, asking if it’s possible to actually map out all the tweets about watermain breaks.  Well, yes it is possible.  And it’s actually quite easy, once I found a Yahoo! Pipe that automatically builds a google map out of a [...]

26 Feb, 2009

Watermain Breaks: Causes, Places, and Twitter

Posted by: Skylar In: water

One of my newest rss feeds is a twitter search for the term “watermain”.  Originally I had high hopes for this search.  I expected tips in design, some current infrastructure project updates, and all that fun stuff.  What I got was a continual update on watermain breaks throughout twitter’s domain.  “No water. Main broke on [...]

03 Dec, 2008

Water Supply Tunnels to New York City

Posted by: Skylar In: water

I just finished reading an interesting post from Pruned entitled “Deep-Sea Living in the Underground Tunnels of New York City”.  The post is inspired by a recent New York Times article describing a leak in one of the tunnels that brings water to New York City.  It’s an interesting read to say the least, particularly [...]


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