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Summary of tweeting from #Botany2016

Twitter activity for #Botany2016 has declined now that the conference has been over for a couple of days.

Botany-2016-tweets

Spirts remained high throughout the runup to the conference, dipping below zero only once about a week before everyone arrived.

Botany-2016-sentiment

@JChrisPires contributed a larger number of tweets (including tweets of others that he retweeted) than anyone else,

Botany-2016-tweeters-cumulative

but @uribe_convers had a larger impact, regardless of whether you measure impact in number of retweets

Botany-2016-impact

or in terms of number of likes

Botany-2016-likes

If you’d like to play around with the code, it’s available in Github: https://github.com/kholsinger/Twitter-stats.

I’m back

The PC on which darwin was running blew up a couple of weeks ago. I’m in the process of reconstructing what I can, but it’s going to take a while. I’m not likely to recover old posts. Sorry about that.