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Understanding the Reaction to Amazon Prime Air

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A data science experiment that analyzes ~125k tweets immediately following the announcement about Amazon drones from Cyber Monday Eve.


  • The pandas package provides a highly-performant "spreadsheet-like interface" into large collections of records such as tweets.

When you take a closer look at some of the developed news stories, you also see sarcasm, unbelief, and even a bit of frustration about this being a "publicity stunt" for Cyber Monday.

I ignored the story but most people on Twitter can't help themselves.