Dialect map by mobile phones

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu May 2 01:56:15 UTC 2013

Interesting, although I have to say I was even more struck by the headline: "Cellphone Calls Reveal The United States's Invisible Ties".
"United States's"? And then there's the "Senseable City Lab", but I suppose they feel "Sensible" is already taken.


On May 1, 2013, at 9:34 PM, Tyler Schnoebelen wrote:

> Work on the Voices of California project got me interested in how people divide up Northern/Southern California, but the data in the following link is probably interesting to anyone thinking about dialectology:
> http://www.fastcodesign.com/1664443/infographic-of-the-day-map-of-mobile-calls-reveals-invisible-ties
> And as long as I'm giving links, you might find this blog post on "basketball" vs. "bball" vs. "hoops" on Twitter interesting (tomorrow I'll be posting about horse names, fwiw).
> http://idibon.com/bball-and-hoops-when-do-synonyms-matter/
> Tyler
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