Aside: Real Time Data Sources
While considering what to use as an input for the Blink, I looked into different sources of real time data that exist as twitter feeds, RSS, or email subscriptions. This is not an extensive list, but I thought I’d share in case anyone needs a place to start with this in the future (including me).
- Gun Deaths in the US: https://twitter.com/GunDeaths
- CO2 in the Atmosphere: https://twitter.com/Keeling_curve
- Earthquakes: https://twitter.com/USGSted
- Good answers, not always good formats: http://www.quora.com/Where-can-I-find-public-or-free-real-time-or-streaming-data-sources
- No good answer yet: http://www.quora.com/Real-time-Analytics/Where-can-I-find-sources-of-high-volume-firehose-like-streaming-data
Some cool data in other formats: