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Watch the revisions to the bail-out bill

October 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Following John’s note on an OHP mail list email, I adapted the bill comparison tool I developed for GovTrack and used it to analyze the changes made between the draft PDFs that have been circulating of the economic bail-out bill that is now a large package of legislation. I found five drafts, going back to [...]

Tags: Structured Data · data visualization · govtrack · visualizations · xml

Technology Notes, February 12th

February 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Reuters introduced a new entity extraction tool called Calais, which, through an API or web-based submission form, takes text and recognizes entities, outputting an RDF file of recognized entities, complete with URIs.  I wonder if entity extraction will become like spellchecking, widely available and free.  I also wonder if tools that use semantic structured data [...]

Tags: OpenHouse · ampl · calais · opml · rdf · semantic · xml