The emotional state of the hive mind.negative positive
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'The Vibes Of Ireland' is an awarding winning project by James Eggers, a student developer from Dublin, Ireland.
Using a combination of modern programming approaches the project algorithmically determines the emotional state of the Irish twittersphere.
Visualised above is the daily mood data for 'The Vibes Of Ireland'.
'The Vibes Of Ireland' rates the mood of a given county by calculating the ratio of positive tweets to negative tweets. This real time graph plots a weighted mean value of county ratings at intervals of ten minutes. Higher values indicate a more positive mood while lower values represent a negative mood.
Tweet using the hash tag #sghappy or use the box below.
Over the course of the HAPPY? exhibiton Science Gallery will be keeping track of the emotional tone of of our visitors tweets. To be a part of the experiment 'tweet' as often as you like using the hash tag #sghappy to let us know how you are feeling. Your tweet will appear on this page and on screen in the Science Gallery along with the sentiment rating it has been assigned by 'The Vibes of Ireland' algorithm.