‘Apprenticeship’ may not be a term we hear too often nowadays. Although the term has ancient roots (the Middle Ages, according to Wikipedia), it’s a relatively new concept around the Narrative Science office.
The idea of a software engineering apprenticeship was born after our VP of Product, Margaret Jastrebski, and Director of Quality … Read More ›
Originally posted on Dataconomy by Dan Grey, December 11, 2014.
We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Kris Hammond, the Chief Scientist for Narrative Science. Narrative Science focuses around automating text generated from data, turning raw data into insightful accounts. Hammond has spent over 20 years working in and developing the AI labs at the University … Read More ›
How a machine can tell data-driven stories by putting structure to unstructured data
Quill is an automated narrative generation system that tells stories. But to do so, Quill needs data. Without the data, there is no way for it to figure out what’s happening, and thus no way for it to tell us … Read More ›
B.J. Novak, also known as Ryan from The Office, recently published a children’s story, The Book with No Pictures. And if you haven’t read it already, I urge you to do so. View this short clip to get an idea:
The book easily defeats the notion that pictures are integral to children’s stories – that in … Read More ›
This week, we’re highlighting Quill Engage user Michael J. Kovis. Kovis has been obsessed with the creation and optimization of websites since the mid 90’s. He taught himself most of what he knows by “stumbling through the internet with an excessive curiosity”, as his LinkedIn profile explains.
While his background is in web design, he … Read More ›
We announced some exciting news over the holiday weekend. Just in case you missed the buzz, here’s a quick snapshot.
Excerpt originally seen in BusinessWire, November 28, 2014
Narrative Science, the leader in automated narrative generation for the enterprise, today announced that it has entered into a software licensing agreement with USAA and that a USAA subsidiary … Read More ›
As originally seen in InformationAge, November 25, 2014.
In the past, change has typically been based on technologies that make us faster and more efficient. We’re now entering a time of … Read More ›
Originally posted on the MongoDB Blog, November 10, 2014.
Big Problems with Big Data
Billions of dollars have been invested in Big Data that have produced innumerable business intelligence and visualization tools. No amount of data is too large. No combination of algorithms is too many. No visualization is too complex. But no spreadsheet or … Read More ›
A demographic I find inspiring at Narrative Science is that nearly 30% of our employees are women; somewhat of an anomaly for a software technology start up. Women are also represented in every department, from Business Development to Editorial, Engineering to Product Development (and of course Marketing – but that goes without saying).
The women working at Narrative Science … Read More ›
Here at Narrative Science, we’re a group of data junkies who luckily have an awesome tool at our fingertips that allows us to create stories using interesting data sets. That tool is Quill, our automated narrative generation platform that creates data-driven communications at unlimited scale. It’s the perfect recipe for our data-crazed office.
Our latest project focuses … Read More ›