Daily Archives: April 9, 2009

Universal, Google launch ‘Vevo’ Music Service

From Wired: Vevo will launch later this year, a collaboration between Universal Music Group and Google the partners expect to be the leading music video service in the world from day one. Google confirmed to Wired.com Thursday that all of … Continue reading

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In my previous post I talked a little about the notion that big data alone cannot solve many of our problems.  I would like to give a more concrete example of this by discussing a paper published at CIKM 2008: … Continue reading

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Large Data versus Limited Applicability

Large data can be extremely effective, but how widely applicable is it, really? A week or two ago the blogosphere was abuzz with discussion about the Unreasonable Effectiveness of Data position paper by Googlers A. Halevy, P. Norvig, and F. … Continue reading

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