ENTRIES TAGGED "metadata"
Harvard offers big data for books, Cloudera's new Hadoop distribution, Splunk goes public.
In this week's data news, Harvard releases millions of library catalog records as part of its Open Metadata Policy, Cloudera unveils the fourth version of its Hadoop distribution, and big data company Splunk has its IPO.
Laura Dawson on why metadata is integral to each stage of publishing.
Publishing consultant Laura Dawson says publishers are starting to come around to the importance of metadata, but they still don't quite get it.
From HTML5 to metadata to managing rights, increasingly complex content management issues fall squarely on publishers.
It's more challenging than ever to handle all aspects of content management internally. In this podcast, Firebrand Technologies founder and president Fran Toolan addresses a myriad of content management issues.
Valla Vakili on Small Demons, contextual discovery and a very different type of metadata.
While some companies try to solve the recommendation problem, Small Demons has other ideas. "Discovery is the ultimate problem we're trying to solve and the ultimate value we're trying to create," says Small Demon's founder and CEO Valla Vakili in this interview.
Sebastian Posth on the complexity of digital publishing rights.
Digital publishing has stirred up a number of issues that didn't exist in traditional publishing. In this interview, Sebastian Posth, a partner at A2 Electronic Publishing and a speaker at TOC Frankfurt, talks about the unique issues and why the waters are so muddy.
Decoding book DNA, parsing Wikipedia with WikiHadoop, and the rise of the "Data Civilization"
BookLamp and the Book Genome Project look to book DNA for smarter recommendations, sorting through Wikipedia's vast data dump gets easier thanks to WikiHadoop, and a timeline from WolframAlpha charts major milestones in data knowledge.
Facebook migrates to a new datacenter, Ex-NASA CTO launches Nebula
In the latest Strata Week: Migrating 30 petabytes of Hadoop data, democratizing cloud computing, and "liking" library metadata.
The ShowYou video app puts metadata (or the lack thereof) in the spotlight.
The ratio of content to attention is not in publishers' favor. So if you really want your material to be seen, you'll put extra effort into metadata.
Google used Rich Snippets to create a new recipe engine.
Google's new Recipe View mines structured data from the underlying code of web pages to produce results.
Laura Dawson on how metadata keeps publishers relevant.
Ignoring metadata is akin to chopping a tomato with a butter knife: bad idea. In this interview, Firebrand Technologies content chief Laura Dawson explains why metadata is an integral part of digital publishing.