We’ve curated some of the big news surrounding structured data for the week to help you stay on top of changes and news:
Last month Basile Simon from BBC News Labs gave a talk at the CSV conference in Berlin: a two-day “community conference for data makers”. Here is Basile’s published account of the lecture.
Data alone does not create insights. Organizations must push further than passively gathering data and or relying solely on automated tools for insights generation. To convert data into insights, there are three elements needed: critical thinking and statistical acumen; subject matter expertise; and access to tools—as identified by Dr. Philip B. Stark, Professor and Chair of Statistics at The University of California, Berkeley. All three of these elements rely on the “human element” to drive success.
There is a disconnect between the languages people speak and the content they want to connect to on the Internet. This is the world according to Facebook―and what has given impetus to the social network developing its own neural network-based machine translation (MT) system.
Twiggle, a startup that’s trying to build better ecommerce search tech, announced today it has secured funding from Alibaba. This round for the Israel-based firm is in addition to the US$12.5 million it raised in April led by South African digital media behemoth Naspers, which is also an investor in Tencent.
A discussion on Keyword-TLD and rankings.
Ruben Gomez posted on Twitter yet another Yahoo Search test. This one is with the top search bar you find on many of the Yahoo properties and of course, on Yahoo Search.