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Building a Realtime Knowledge Engine
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There was once a time when a nightly report was the best way to get up-to-date weather information. Now, we check a live-updating app on our phone (or make an API call) to plan, prepare, and react as the conditions change around us. We can’t imagine going back to a static weather report. Yet, the...
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Dr. Osmar R. Zaiane Joins SAM Board as First Technical Appointment
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The worldwide AI race is on. Governments around the globe are doubling down on investments in AI research and their ecosystems in hopes of fostering the next tech revolution. Canada is no exception. In fact, in the words of Eric Schmidt: we have not only doubled down, we have quadrupled down. (fu...
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Introducing SAM Lists: The First Ever Social Rolodex
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Introducing SAM Lists: The First Ever Social Rolodex
Social media has become essential to finding eye-witness content from anywhere in the world. Increasingly, it’s also become a source of government communication, emergency response, and other forms of official updates. These official and known accounts are equally, if not more so, important to tr...
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Introducing SAM Lists: The First Ever Social Rolodex
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Introducing SAM Lists: The First Ever Social Rolodex
Social media has become essential to finding eye-witness content from anywhere in the world. Increasingly, it’s also become a source of government communication, emergency response, and other forms of official updates. These official and known accounts are equally, if not more so, important to tr...
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3 Ways to Use SAM for the UK General Election
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3 Ways to Use SAM for the UK General Election
We’re one week away from the next UK General Election and newsrooms are in high gear. With so much going on in the news cycle it’s crucial that news organizations operate with efficiency and prepare their coverage strategies. With elections we have a somewhat set and predictable calendar of event...
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3 Ways to Use SAM for the UK General Election
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3 Ways to Use SAM for the UK General Election
We’re one week away from the next UK General Election and newsrooms are in high gear. With so much going on in the news cycle it’s crucial that news organizations operate with efficiency and prepare their coverage strategies. With elections we have a somewhat set and predictable calendar of event...
Published at SAM Blog
Mark Little joins the SAM Board of Directors
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Today I’m extremely pleased to announce that Mark Little has joined the SAM board of directors. Mark’s name has become synonymous with social newsgathering and I couldn’t think of anyone so uniquely suited to help advise SAM through this exciting growth phase and beyond. Mark will be joining our ...
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Mark Little joins the SAM Board of Directors
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Today I’m extremely pleased to announce that Mark Little has joined the SAM board of directors. Mark’s name has become synonymous with social newsgathering and I couldn’t think of anyone so uniquely suited to help advise SAM through this exciting growth phase and beyond. Mark will be joining our ...
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The Social Newswire
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Here at SAM we live and breathe social and UGC workflows. More newsrooms and journalists use our platform to manage UGC than any other. This is deeply humbling, but also exciting. Exciting because it gives us a unique chance to solve some of the very large problems in the social media newsgatheri...
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The Social Newswire
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The Social Newswire
Here at SAM we live and breathe social and UGC workflows. More newsrooms and journalists use our platform to manage UGC than any other. This is deeply humbling, but also exciting. Exciting because it gives us a unique chance to solve some of the very large problems in the social media newsgatheri...
Published at SAM Blog