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NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009
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NY Semantic Web Meetup 27 Aug 2009

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My presentation at the NY Semantic Web Meetup on 27 Aug 2009.

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    • 1. Metaweb/Freebase 27 August 2009
    • 2. Bios
    • 3. What is Metaweb? • Technology company based in San Francisco • 60 person team of engineers and software developers • Well funded, long term outlook • Focused on Freebase.com
    • 4. What is Freebase? • An database of “topics” - practical things like people, places, business, movies, books, etc. • A platform for building web applications with this data • A community of users and companies, adding and grooming data
    • 5. Who is currently using Freebase?
    • 6. Launched:
    • 7. Startups
    • 8. The Freebase platform • Programmer APIs - MQL, media services, geo-queries, webpage templating • “Graph” data store - in memory; highly-scaleable • Extensive caching for additional scaling and performance
    • 9. Freebase Data
    • 10. 8.4 million entities (“topics”)
    • 11. John Krasinski Person, Actor
    • 12. The Office (US) TV Program stars in John Krasinski Person, Actor
    • 13. The Office (US) Leatherheads TV Program Film stars in starred in John Krasinski Person, Actor
    • 14. The Office (US) Leatherheads TV Program Film stars in starred in John Krasinski Person, Actor attended Brown University College/university
    • 15. Sources of topic data • Wikipedia • Open sources (Musicbrainz, OpenLibrary, Netflix, etc.) • Companies (Microsoft, WSJ, Juggle, Popstra) • Freebase community
    • 16. 100K transactions a day
    • 17. 100K transactions a day no problem
    • 18. > 100K transactions
    • 19. > 100K transactions talk to us
    • 20. Freebase Features
    • 21. Freebase data in apps
    • 22. Freebase suggest for search
    • 23. Related topics
    • 24. Web links imdb.com en.wikipedia.org /nm1150362 /john_krasinski John Krasinski Person, Actor ew.com people.com /ew/article/0,,476450,00.html /people/john_krasinski
    • 25. Store your own application data
    • 26. Quality management
    • 27. Data “games”
    • 28. ACRE development environment
    • 29. WSJ Widget
    • 30. Other cool apps
    • 31. Popstra
    • 32. Freebase cubed
    • 33. Industry Browser
    • 34. Wealth of free data
    • 35. Free high-performance feature-rich platform
    • 36. Community of users sharing data and software

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