I analysed this cellist’s tweets for a whole month and…main
Covid has left many people with tume on their hands. The Berlin cellist Will Roseliep has devoted the past month to studying the daily Twitter habit of our friend Steven Isserlis.
What did he find? Enough for a PhD thesis:
… I was interested primarily in what drives Steven Isserlis to his computer to tweet. To that end, I collated Isserlis’ initial posts while mostly ignoring follow-ups or replies he sent to others. Often Isserlis wades into comments to clarify something in his original post, or to respond to a question or a joke from a follower. While interesting, I suspected these replies weren’t his reason for tweeting in the first place. Also, Isserlis appears to be a prolific user of the Like button. Collating and analyzing these would be a fun future project, but it is beyond the scope of this study….
Read on here.