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Tag Archives | natural language processing

NewsReader – one year on

ScraperWiki has been contributing to┬áNewsReader, an EU FP7 project, for over a year now. In that time, we’ve discovered that all the TechCrunch articles would make a pile 4 metres high, and that’s just one relatively small site. The total volume of news published everyday is enormous but the tools we use to process it […]

Asking data questions of words

The vast majority of my contributions to the web have been loosely encoded in the varyingly standard-compliant family of languages called English. It’s a powerful language for expressing meaning, but the inference engines needed to parse it are pretty complex, staggeringly ancient, yet cutting edge (i.e. brains). We tend to think about data a lot […]

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