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Meet the Online News Archive: Time for Some Historical Perspective

Posted on March 12, 2018 by

Today we’re very excited to announce the latest milestone in our journey to make structured web data easily accessible to every organization, developer and researcher: the Online News Archive has now been officially launched!   TL;DR version: it’s a massive database of online news articles in structured format collected from thousands of sources in over

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How Artificial Intelligence Can Bridge the Gap between Technology and Hype

Posted on February 12, 2018 by

If you read business or tech publications, you’ve probably heard about the ‘explosion of data in the business world’. There has certainly been no lack of voices shouting about it from every rooftop: That a claim has become clichéd does not, however, make it inaccurate. It is true that the internet, digitization, storage and other

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Financial success using AI and Time Travel

Posted on January 18, 2018 by

Wait let me explain. I can explain every part of this click-bait title, it will make sense I promise. So, A great philosopher named Homer Simpsons once said: "Trying is the first step towards failure" And I agree, however Failure is the first step towards success. Learning from past mistakes is a crucial step to

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What is the Omgili Bot, and why is it Crawling Your Website?

Posted on December 28, 2017 by

Hi there. If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you’ve run into Omgilibot – perhaps in your web analytics or server logs (user agent: omgili/0.5 + – and turned to Google to decide whether this crawler is a benevolent creature that should be permitted to do as it will, or something more nefarious that deserves

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