The State of the News Media 2010 is the seventh edition of our annual report on the health and status of American journalism.
Our goals are to take stock of the revolution occurring in how Americans get information and provide a resource for citizens, journalists and researchers to make their own assessments. To do so we gather in one place as much data as possible about all the major sectors of journalism, identify trends across media, mark key findings, delve deep into each sector and note areas for further inquiry.
Pipes is a powerful composition tool to aggregate, manipulate, and mashup content from around the web.
Calais: Connect. Everything.
We want to make all the world’s content more accessible, interoperable and valuable. Some call it Web 2.0, Web 3.0, the Semantic Web or the Giant Global Graph – we call our piece of it Calais.
Calais is a rapidly growing toolkit of capabilities that allow you to readily incorporate state-of-the-art semantic functionality within your blog, content management system, website or application.
via Home | OpenCalais.
OpenCyc is the open source version of the Cyc technology, the world’s largest and most complete general knowledge base and commonsense reasoning engine. OpenCyc can be used as the basis of a wide variety of intelligent applications such as:
- rapid development of an ontology in a vertical area
- email prioritizing, routing, summarization, and annotating
- expert systems
to name just a few.
The DBpedia Data Set
The DBpedia data set is a large multi-domain ontology which has been derived from Wikipedia. The DBpedia data set currently describes 2.9 million “things” with 479 million “facts” (November 2009).
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
Developed four years ago by a fast-moving online-news operation, Django was designed to handle two challenges: the intensive deadlines of a newsroom and the stringent requirements of the experienced Web developers who wrote it. It lets you build high-performing, elegant Web applications quickly.
Django focuses on automating as much as possible and adhering to the DRY principle.
Dive in by reading the overview →
When you’re ready to code, read the installation guide and tutorial.
If you would like to register for the class and did not get a seat in Phase 1 registration, I have increased the number of seats in the class. Please go ahead and register. If you still can’t register, apply for an overload within OSCAR. Thanks