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Interesting questions addressed on their Quora page, at http://www.quora.com/Data-2-0-Conference-1

If I want to monetize my data, should I use a 3rd party "data as a ...

Answer added in topic Data 2.0 Conference. 4:00pm on Thursday 5 Answers
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I think more information is necessary before advice can be given. For example what is the volume of user data available? What category/categories does it fall under? Wha... (more)
In Infochimps (company): Answer added in topic Data 2.0 Conference. 9:55am on Thursday 3 Answers
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Nick Ducoff, Attending, participating
Our platform is optimized for publishing data to two end points: 1) API and 2) downloadable file. There is clearly articulated demand for data that does not need to reside ... (more)
In Infochimps (company): Answer added in topic Data 2.0 Conference. 9:33am on Thursday 3 Answers
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Nope, not at all.

Though it's true that we recently launched a whole slew of awesome APIs, bulk download is an integral part of the Infochimps experience, and will contin... (more)
In Infochimps (company): Answer added in topic Data 2.0 Conference. 8:25pm on Wednesday 3 Answers
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Maybe for Infochimps, but I don't think this is generally true. We have bulk data purchased from our Marketplace several times each month.

I think several companies in th... (more)
The public datasets on InfoChimps' catalog is a mixed bag with no apparent quality control. I uploaded http://www.infochimps.com/datase... several days ago and it's still in the directory. Meanwhil... (more)
In Infochimps (company): Question added to topic Data 2.0 Conference. 6:30pm on Wednesday 3 Answers
Answer added in topic Data 2.0 Conference. 6:06pm on Wednesday 5 Answers
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Serious question: why assume that profiting from your data is the direct result of selling it to someone?

As Eugene Osovetsky and Michelle Greer point out, the infrastruct... (more)
Answer added in topic Data 2.0 Conference. 5:53pm on Wednesday 7 Answers
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I plan on selling and offering for free statistical scoring (predictive scores for financial or web transactions) via a simple programmable API, see http://www.analyticbrid... (more)
Answer added in topic Data 2.0 Conference. 3:52pm on Wednesday 5 Answers
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Disclosure: I work for Infochimps.

The advantage of using our service is two fold:
1.) People are looking for data when they come to us already.... (more)
Answer added in topic Data 2.0 Conference. Mar 24, 2011 6 Answers
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We (the Open Knowledge Foundation) have written extensively about this, especially the idea of 'componentization' and a 'debian of data': http://blog.okfn.org/writings/co..... (more)
Answer added in topic Data 2.0 Conference. Mar 23, 2011 6 Answers
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It will end up decentralised.

By analogy... Open source code in the 1980s was organised well into tarballs. By the end of the 1990s it was in centralised repositories. Now... (more)
Answer added in topic Data 2.0 Conference. Mar 23, 2011 5 Answers
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Lots of examples from the UK - dating back 8 years now. These are some of my favourites:

* Voting records on http://www.TheyWorkForYou.com e.g. "Voted strongly for the Ira... (more)
Answer added in topic Data 2.0 Conference. Feb 27, 2011 7 Answers
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I've just written a pretty massive blog post on different players in the emerging field of data markets. It describes the different projects, their background and status, b... (more)

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