Nieman Foundation at Harvard
Axios sells for $525 million, to a company that seemed to be getting out of the media business
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Rest of World / Nilesh Christopher / Nov 3
“…If you were to devote resources to it, you would find ways to collect the data. If Google could have gone and digitized books to create a Google Books project, if you prioritize language representation, you will collect that data as well. So it’s not as if [lack of local language data is] the only reason. I really think it’s just prioritization. If anyone has the resources to do this, it is Big Tech.”
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