The Listening Machine Turns Tweets Into Music

Have you ever wondered what Twitter would sound like if tweets could be translated into music? Would it be a high-pitched “Eeeee!” thanks to the many millions of Beliebers tweeting nonstop? Or maybe it would be a “beep-bop-boop” robotic sound to account for all the spammer-style bot accounts? The Listening Machine has decided to find out. And … Read more

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Relax: Twitter’s New Censorship Policy Is Actually Good for Activists

A lot of digital ink has been spilled about Twitter’s announcement that it can now censor tweets on a country-by-country basis. The move has prompted a growing number of users to organize under the hashtag #TwitterBlackout and pledge to boycott the service on January 28 by refusing to tweet. But these users are misguided — … Read more

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