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This makes it easy to build custom...","date_published":"Mon, 02 Dec 2013 06:42:23 -0700","date_modified":"Mon, 02 Dec 2013 06:42:23 -0700","authors":[{"name":"Todd Persen","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/toddp/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/2KztB95xg6wS2X7E6M0MGR/ee2887acb182c74e30e6def12e432c73/Todd-Persen.jpg"}],"tags":["InfluxData"],"author":{"name":"Todd Persen","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/toddp/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/2KztB95xg6wS2X7E6M0MGR/ee2887acb182c74e30e6def12e432c73/Todd-Persen.jpg"}},{"url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/visualizing-bitcoin-post-frequency-on-hn-with-influxdb-and-rickshaw","title":"Visualizing Bitcoin Post Frequency on HN with InfluxDB and Rickshaw","content_text":"Based on casual observation, the crowd at HackerNews seems to be totally obsessed with Bitcoin and it seems to be reaching a fever pitch. What better way to look at the HN Bitcoin obsession than with a visualization? 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