One incredible thing about the big data era is that it allows us to crunch the numbers on pretty much anything.
– Tyler Durden
Whether it’s analyzing a database of 50 million chess moves made during actual tournament gameplay, or developing a deep learning AI that sifts through billions of sensor inputs to learn how to drive a car with full autonomy, Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins points out that we can power nearly any analysis or algorithm with mountains of data.
Like the above examples, today’s infographic from Echelon Insights uses massive amounts of data to paint a picture of the news that wasn’t possible 10 or 20 years ago. By analyzing the words in over 2.8 billion tweets, the end result is a convincing set of visualizations that showcase the most talked about topics over the course of 2017
Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist
THE TALK OF 2017
Not surprisingly, the conversation in 2017 on Twitter revolved mainly around one person – and you may have heard of him. …