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Industry sectors with the greatest potential to use #opendata in 2014, according to +Joel Gurin
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I love the resource list of PDF extractor tools provided by this Global hackathon, and plan on playing around with some of them over the next few weeks. I have two data projects in mind already that will need to unlock data stored in PDFs...
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Hi +Hervé Humbert, sorry i have just seen this comment now. The PDF Liberation hackathon organizers will be announcing the specific problems that competitors will need to solve three days before the event. I am hoping to write a news blog on +ProgrammableWeb about it at that time. Thanks also for the links and promotion of some of my other articles on PW, its great to know that you are finding them useful.
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Yay for the "weird and intelligent" audience.

Great stat: Customers consult on average 10.4 sources before making a purchasing decision.
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A great interview with Maria Grundtvig on using Popplet to plan content, being an international mom blogger, and playing language games with kids: http://blog.popplet.com/mom-bloggers-use-popplet-maria-talks-language-games-with-kids/ 
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Speaking with +Andrew Fogg about the data mining toolkit from import.io and the implications of the recent +Electronic Frontier Foundation case on startups that want to create new businesses out of web-sourced data...

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A look at some of the current players taking API mashups to the next level by creating business models based on stitching APIs together: 8 types of API aggregation businesses...
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Mark Boyd is a freelance writer, specializing in how we use technology to interact and connect. He writes regularly about API business models, data mining, open data, smart cities, Quantified Self, and ecommerce.
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