Shiny Apps

Twitter USA

This app allows you to visualize the geographic distribution of Twitter content. Search one or more terms to view all tweets containing those terms and their geographic distribution across the United States. You can also conduct a sentiment analysis of the tweets or download the corpus of tweets onto your computer.

Beer Recommender

You can use this app to find out about new beers that you might enjoy. Enter ratings for a few beers and the app will recommend some new ones.

Notable People of America

The Notable People app lets you see which famous authors, academics, celebrities, athletes, and politicians hail from each city and town in America. The data were pulled from the Notable People sections of Wikipedia's city and town pages via their API.