Talk Topic: Freebase - Google's Newly Acquired Semantic Database - Technical and Community Perspectives
Tom Morris, Freebase
September 1, 2010
Tom Morris is the top external data contributor to Freebase and has contributed more than 1.4 million facts. He's been a member of the Freebase community for several years and as an "expert" contributes to schema development, process refinement, community practices and data curation/quality activities. When not hacking on Freebase, Tom is an independent software engineering and product management consultant specializing in the intersection of business and technology, especially new flavors of either and the intellectual property and strategic issues associated with both. He leads the open source ArgoEclipse UML plugin project and is a 3-time Google Summer of Code mentor with extensive open source development experience.