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Google Releases Linguistic Data based on NY Times Annotated Corpus

By   /  August 27, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Dan Gillick and Dave Orr recently wrote, “Language understanding systems are largely trained on freely available data, such as the Penn Treebank, perhaps the most widely used linguistic resource ever created. We have previously released lots of linguistic data ourselves, to contribute to the language understanding community as well as encourage further research into these […]

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A Look Inside The New York Times’ TimesMachine

By   /  August 7, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Adrienne Lafrance of The Atlantic reports, “One of the tasks the human brain best performs is identifying patterns.”

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New York Times Turns to Machine Learning for Better Understanding of Readers

By   /  June 23, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Matthew Ingram of GigaOM recently wrote, “You might not think an applied mathematician who does research in biology and has a PhD in theoretical physics would have much to offer a 163-year-old newspaper publisher.”

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Structured Data In The Spotlight At The New York Times

By   /  May 21, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino In the winter of 2012, The New York Times began its implementation of the schema.org compatible version of rNews, a standard for embedding machine-readable publishing metadata into HTML documents, to improve the quality and appearance of its search results, as well as generate more traffic through algorithmically generated links. The semantic markup […]

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Georgia Tech Embraces MOOC Model For MS In Computer Science

By   /  August 20, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Now you can get a master’s degree in Computer Science from a prestigious university online. The New York Times has reported that the Georgia Institute of Technology is planning to offer the CS degree via the MOOC (massive open online course) model. According to the Georgia Tech MS Computer Science program of study website, students […]

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A Look Back at the 2012 TimesOpen Events

By   /  March 14, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Greg Bates of Programmable Web reports, “The Gray Lady is getting her code on.”

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New York Times Working on a Linked Data Search Engine

By   /  March 6, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Aaron Bradley of SEOSkeptic reports, “On Beet.TV, Andy Plesser recently featured a short but fascinating video of Michael Zimbalist, Vice President of Research and Development Operations at the New York Times.”

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A Response to the NY Times Attack on Data Centers

By   /  September 25, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Rich Miller of Data Center Knowledge has written a rebuttal to the New York Times recent article on data center energy consumption. Miller writes, “It is telling that the New York Times, in today’s front-page story about the data center industry and its energy usage, begins with an anecdote from 2006. The Times describes […]

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The Big Data Story

By   /  August 14, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Steve Lohr of the New York Times recently explored how Big Data has become so, well, Big. He writes, “THIS has been the crossover year for Big Data — as a concept, as a term and, yes, as a marketing tool. Big Data has sprung from the confines of technology circles into […]

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Serving the Under-Banked with Better Data

By   /  July 6, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

AIG and you

by Angela Guess Quentin Hardy of the New York Times recently covered a company that is turning to Big Data to fix the payday loan industry. Hardy writes, “ZestCash, founded in 2006, had a winning idea, in principle. It made loans to borrowers with poor credit scores by using complex data analysis to better determine […]

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