Tag Archives: Don Draper


Search me: what Mad Men and brave moles can do for historical records

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… had forgotten about Ngram until Schmidt found a way to include it in the same sentence as Don Draper.

Don’t forget about the crowd

The reason I bring this up is that I am disappointed with the lack of interest the world’s institutions have shown in the technology we now possess to preserve, analyse and search historical records. (Even Google Books seems to have lost momentum in its efforts digitize the world’s texts.)

While OCR technology still makes too many mistakes …

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Summer Blockbuster, in cinemas now: The Document Processing Knight Rises

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

As regular readers of this blog know, there is nothing we like more than discussing strange and new types of crowdsourcing. From weird music-related experiments to the incidence of expressions such as “I need to” during the Mad Men era , we try to keep you informed with what is going on across our industry.

Every now and then, however, we use this forum to talk …

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