A design win for :BaseKB
I met George London at a conference last year, just after I'd published the the original :BaseKB, and he'd told me that he'd successfully loaded :BaseKB Lite, which contains objects that exist both in . . .
Perfect alignment of strategy, process and tools
The business case for speed
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I talk about speed in two senses in this article: (1) the pace of software development, and (2) the speed of software as experienced. I do that, because in modern intelligent systems, quite a bit of data science goes into the end product, and the speed of the science tools determines the . . .
IntelliJ Idea Improves Quality Of Life For Java Programmers
Although it's still rare for management to get it, programmers know that programmers should get the latest and greatest hardware. The case is clear: at a lowball price of $70,000 a year, even a %1 speedup is worth $700 a year.
Developers, however, have a way of sticking with substandard software out of inertia -- afraid of the . . .
Automated Processing of RDF Data Now Easier than ever in the Cloud
After extended work, :BaseKB Now has been productized and is being produced on a regular weekly schedule.
:BaseKB Now is an extract of Freebase data processed by the Infovore framework. Like other large RDF data sets, Freebase contains ill-formed, invalid, and repetitive triples. :BaseKB Now divides Freebase into a stream of rejected facts . . .