More than a waste paper bin: the data for From Porsches to Pizza

A car metaphor seems in place to start: the NewsReader engine is a true gas guzzler, with an extreme thirst for raw data. We quenched this thirst by selecting and delivering several millions of news articles covering the global automotive industry for the NewsReader infrastructure to process and enrich.

A big chunk of […]

The Technology Behind “From Porsches to Pizza”

On 21 and 30 January 2015, the NewsReader team will organise hackathons in Amsterdam and London, respectively. During these hackathons, participants will get to explore information that was extracted from several millions of news articles about the global automotive industry using the NewsReader pipeline. In this blog post, we’ll explain the technology behind the NewsReader […]

Hackathon NewsReader London (Jan. 30, 2015)

Porsches to Pizza – Hack 6,000,000 automotive news articles #NewsReader

The global automotive industry has a value of the order of $1 trillion annually.

The industry comprises a massive network of suppliers, manufacturers, advertisers, marketeers and journalists. Attracting and supporting the industry is a significant goal of industrial policy.

On January 21st we’re running an […]

Hackathon NewsReader Amsterdam (Jan.21, 2015)

Porsches to Pizza – Hack 6,000,000 automotive news articles #NewsReader

The global automotive industry has a value of the order of $1 trillion annually.

The industry comprises a massive network of suppliers, manufacturers, advertisers, marketeers and journalists. Attracting and supporting the industry is a significant goal of industrial policy.

On January 21st we’re running an […]