Bitcoin IRC Graphs

Here are some graphs and SQL to show how to use the Bitcoin IRC data. These charts track the activity of three main developers of Bitcoin: Mike Hearn, Gregory Maxwell, and Gavin Andresen. These three developers were featured in a New York Times article about Bitcoin developers.

(1) Bitcoin Developers IRC Posts Over Time




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SQL Code

SELECT `send_user` , YEAR( date_of_entry ) , MONTH( date_of_entry ) , COUNT( `type` )
FROM `bitcoindev_irc`
WHERE `send_user` = 'gavinandresen'
GROUP BY 1, 2 , 3;

(2)Bitcoin Developers IRC Posts by Total Percentage




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SQL Code

SELECT YEAR( date_of_entry ) , MONTH( date_of_entry ) , COUNT( `type` )
FROM `bitcoindev_irc`
WHERE TYPE = 'message'
GROUP BY 1 , 2;

(3) Bitcoin IRC Log by Day of the Week




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SQL Code

SELECT DAYOFWEEK( date_of_entry ) , COUNT( `type` )
FROM `bitcoindev_irc`
WHERE TYPE = 'message'
GROUP BY 1 ;

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