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Data and the War to Keep the Navy’s Mightiest Ships in Fighting Shape

As recently as 2018, the United States Navy was actively considering adding seven years to the useful life of each ship in the fleet. With nearly 250 combat-ready vessels on the sea today – and hundreds more non-commissioned and support ships operating behind the scenes – that’s nearly a millennia of potential unplanned duty for Read the full article…

The Danger of Human-Based Knowledge Graphs

Imagine being asked to collect and maintain vast quantities of data, even though your title couldn’t be any further from “engineer” or “data scientist.” Having the responsibility of overseeing both supply chain and activity and internal processes to understand why product isn’t going out the door fast enough. Trying to strategize on next quarter’s objectives Read the full article…

How textual search works in graph databases

A database, especially one full of long strings of unstructured text, is only as valuable as how easily you can search it and extract meaningful interpretations. That’s harder than ever with recent changes in how many organizations ask their teams to manage and learn from the data their functional area produces. Instead of waiting for Read the full article…

How natural language processing (NLP) works in graph databases

Most people in an organization have access to far more relevant text documents than they do neatly-organized sets of data. Whether they want to ask questions about customer sentiment or analyze a market’s demand for a potential new product or service, it’s often easier to read pages and pages of text-based research instead of finding Read the full article…

February 14, 2022

Ben Nussbaum

My first job was to manage the website of a local furniture company. There were about 175 individual static HTML pages, and the first thing they needed me to do was update the company’s phone number on all 175 HTML pages. Immediately I thought, “There has to be a better way.” Soon after, I figured Read the full article…