Entries from October 2009

Software Patents: A Personal Story

October 3rd, 2009 · 60 Comments · General

Given the radioactive nature of this post’s subject matter, I feel the need to remind readers that this is not a corporate blog, and that the opinions expressed within are my personal opinions, not those of my employer. Also, please understand that I cannot comment on any intellectual property issues specifically related to my employer. […]

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Google Updates Search Refinement Options

October 1st, 2009 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Google announced today that its Search Options feature, which allows users to progressively refine search results, now includes new refinement options: past hour, specific date range, more shopping sites, fewer shopping sites, visited pages, not yet visited, books, blogs and news. Of course, you could do some of this already with clever hackery. In any […]

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Guest Post: A Plan For Abusiveness

October 1st, 2009 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

The following is a guest post by Jeff Revesz and Elena Haliczer, co-founders of Adaptive Semantics. Adaptive Semantics specializes in sentiment analysis, in particular using machine learning to help automate comment moderation. They’ve been quite successful at the Huffington Post, which is also an investor. Intrigued by their approach, I reached out to them to […]

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