Best Practices
727 views

System Agility, Data Agility

matthewhurst - December 26, 2011

The term agility has become a standard in the software industry to denote the ability of an organization to modify their product quickly, generally in small iterative…

Data Visualization
603 views

Visualizing Reuters Editorial Investment

matthewhurst - December 26, 2011

This is a very early view of a work in progress. The process is to crawl Reuters, extract the attribution of each article (writers and editors) and…

Culture/Leadership
669 views

Three Competencies for the Entity Web

matthewhurst - December 19, 2011

When we interact with information sources online in 2014 (note I'm not calling these things search engines, though the things we call search engines right now will…

Data Mining
651 views

Stop Mining Data!

matthewhurst - December 14, 2011

In some recent planning and architectural discussions I've become aware of the significant difference between reasoning about data and reasoning about the world that the data represents.…

Uncategorized
683 views

Google Plus Circles Don’t Add Up

matthewhurst - October 5, 2011

After I noticed a problem with the accounting for circles in Google Plus, Natalie suggested I send feedback. So here it is: 1. Your profile tells you…

Data Visualization
761 views

Visualizing Lexical Novelty in Literature

matthewhurst - September 19, 2011

Novels are full of new characters, new locations and new expressions. The discourse between characters involves new ideas being exchanged. We can get a hint of this…

Text Analytics
671 views

Factual’s Crosswalk API

matthewhurst - August 13, 2011

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Business Intelligence
617 views

Bing Maps Updates Hyperlocal Application

matthewhurst - February 18, 2010

Today we pushed out a modest update to our hyperlocal application Local Lens. Users won't see a huge difference, but behind the scenes we have improved our…

Uncategorized
639 views

Apps are great, but Ecosystems are better

matthewhurst - February 15, 2010

By now, everyone is pretty much on the same page with apps on mobile devices. The popularity of these programs, which range from simple widgets to full…

Uncategorized
611 views

Bing Maps Continues To Innovate

matthewhurst - February 12, 2010

Take a moment to check out this video which shows some of the content that Blaise presented at TED today. There are two key features: integration and…