Eric Hannell

A map of the bikes of London

Using Tableau and a pinch of Python to look at ~20,000 bikes and 700+ bike stations.

When I moved to London I exchanged my Vespa for a Boris bike. It was tough going at first but I have come to love these bikes. I ride one almost every day and I could not imagine living in London without them.

Being a "data person" it did not take too long before I started searching for data about the bikes. The program, . . .

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Posted in: pythontableau

June 11, 2015

Ego Metrics

How I built a Twitter bot that ended up with a a higher Klout score than me.

A while back I built a bot that would put up its periscope every 15 minutes to look for a city where it was sunny. Once it finds a place it sends out a tweet:

It's sunny in London, United Kingdom
— It's sunny in: (@itissunnyin) April 13, 2014

Background: I moved to London from Barcelona and think about . . .

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Posted in: pythontwitter

March 20, 2015