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Freebase Will Prove Addictive

Tim O'Reilly - Freebase Will Prove Addictive:

"But once you understand a bit about what metaweb is doing, you realize just how remarkable it is. Metaweb has slurped in the contents of several of the web's freely accessible databases, including much of wikipedia, and song tracks from musicbrainz. It then turns its users loose on not just adding more data items but making connections between them by filling out meta tags that categorize or otherwise connect the data items, using a typology that can be extended by users, wiki-style."

See: freebase.com

Fri, 09 Mar 2007 11:28:11 +0000