"data acquisition" entries

Scraping, cleaning, and selling big data

Infochimps execs discuss the challenges of data scraping.

In this interview with Infochimps CEO Nick Ducoff, CTO Flip Kromer, and business development manager Dick Hall, we take look at the technical and legal aspects of data scraping.

Strata Gems: Where to find data

Starting points for data markets and open data

With the growth of both the open data movement and data marketplaces, there's now
a wealth of public data that you can use in your analyses and applications.

Strata Week: Replaced by robots

Robo-journalism, digital fingerprinting, decentralized soldier networks, and drag-and-drop data retrieval.

In the latest Strata Week: StatSheet automates short sports articles, BlueCava uniquely identifies devices, ALADDIN implements distributed decision-making, and Needle helps you find just the data you're looking for.