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Wednesday, October 2 • 1:20pm - 1:30pm
Lightning Talk: Inventing the future of media through human-curated big data

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Semantic technology has been around for years and was supposed to save us from information overload. So far, it failed. The Semantic Web or Web 3.0 is still Tim Berners-Lee's dream, and good old Web 2.0 keeps drowning us in oceans of content. But while social media is certainly the cause of this deluge of information, it can also be the solution: first, as it provides us with a huge amount of data that we can use to qualify this information through big data technology; second, because it educated and created a need for millions to become human curators. By combining algorithms and humans, we reinvent media while bringing the meaning back to the Web.

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Guillaume Decugis

CEO and co-founder, Scoop.it
Guillaume Decugis, CEO and co-founder of Scoop.it, a leading social curation platform that combines big data semantic technology with human curated content. Scoop.it has over 7 million unique visitors per month and its proprietary search engine indexes over 10 million web pages a day. Guillaume's previous company, Paris-based Musiwave, became the leading Mobile Music Service Provider in Europe and was sold for $120 million in 2006 and is now... Read More →


Wednesday October 2, 2013 1:20pm - 1:30pm
Fort Mason Center 2 Marina Blvd San Francisco, CA 94123