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Cascades of Phone Calls Show Relationships Between States

80beatsBy Valerie RossJul 8, 2011 9:02 PM

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFKZnbIAboI&feature=player_embedded Researchers sifted through a whole lot of AT&T mobile phone data to find out who's talking to who---or, really, where's talking to where. The Connected States of America, as the project is called, has produced some amazing maps showing clusters of communication, from the surprising---neighboring states like Oklahoma and Arkansas pair off, chatting mostly with each other---to the expected: the flood of continent-spanning calls between New York and San Francisco. [MIT Senseable City Lab, via GigaOM and Gizmodo]

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