ENTRIES TAGGED "API"

Profile of the Data Journalist: The API Architect

Jacob Harris is building APIs and data into elections coverage at the New York Times.

To learn more about the people who are redefining the practice computer-assisted reporting, in some cases, building the newsroom stack for the 21st century, Radar conducted a series of email interviews with data journalists during the 2012 NICAR Conference.

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Strata Week: What happens when 200,000 hard drives work together?

Strata Week: What happens when 200,000 hard drives work together?

IBM is building a massive 120-petabyte array and Infochimps releases a unified geo schema.

IBM takes data storage to a whole new level (120 petabytes, to be exact), Infochimps' new API tries to make life easier for geo developers, and the "Internet of people" keeps an eye on Hurricane Irene.

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Shopping for APIs

Shopping for APIs

Mashape CEO Augusto Marietti on APIs, community and reputation.

How can a marketplace for APIs help developers tackle discovery and distribution? Mashape CEO Augusto Marietti explores that question in this interview.

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The black market for data

The black market for data

Data providers, developers and end users don't always share the same goals.

In today's world of open social media APIs, there's a rift between what publishers consider open versus what data consumers are demanding. That discrepancy is at the heart of data's black market.

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Data as a service

Data as a service

A look at how services and widgets are democratizing data and visualization.

With "data as a service" APIs like InfoChimps, and embeddable data components like Google Public Data Explorer and WolframAlpha Widgets, we're seeing the democratization of data and data visualization: new ways to access data, new ways to play with data, and new ways to communicate the results to others.

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