[FoRK] News monitoring (was a topic now long lost)

Gary Stock gstock at nexcerpt.com
Thu Feb 12 08:14:57 PST 2015

For those monitoring bureaucratic stresses at DOJ... as if on cue:


...just went 301 to:


Although, simultaneously:


...went 404, and remains blissfully unaware of:


Somebody missed some mapping opportunities there!



...just became:


...which is the pattern picking up steam as a possible new standard.

Unfortunately, although Maine and Indiana South took that cue:


...New Mexico and Florida North moved instead to:


So... discipline remains a limited commodity ;-)


On 2/10/15 8:54 PM, Gary Stock wrote:
> Another example:  last June, pretty much all 80+ Justice Department/US 
> Attorney press pages went silent.  No new postings for six months.  
> Late last year, a few came back; in the past two weeks, most of the 
> rest have recovered.
> Somehow, the indictments, convictions, and consumer warnings of Q3 and 
> Q4 2014 were not as worthy of publicity as before!  Conspiracy theory, 
> anyone? ;-)
> GS
> On 2/10/15 5:22 PM, Ken Meltsner wrote:
>> Good article about a remarkable approach.  I've noticed some of this
>> -- non-opaque URL features as a rough measure of quality -- but this
>> is certainly a deeper insight into the problem.
>> Ken
>> On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 4:00 PM, Gregory Alan 
>> Bolcer<greg at bolcer.org>  wrote:
>>> http://blog.nexcerpt.com/2013/05/01/online-searcher/
>>> This is still one of my favorite articles.   I wote a script just 
>>> last week
>>> to generate patterns of things we don't want.  Using a few 
>>> combinations,
>>> it's exploded to over 24,000 things, but that's still significantly 
>>> smaller
>>> than the 250,000 more specific patterns that get automatically 
>>> detected.
>>> *I will answer email promptly, not tag for later reply and forget. I 
>>> will
>>> answer email promptly, not tag for later reply and forget...*
>>> Resondez vous, svp.  Nah, just kidding.  Continue w/ your whiteboard
>>> exercise. :-)
>>> Greg
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