Tag: scraping

by Aine McGuire

This is a guest column by [ScraperWiki’s](https://scraperwiki.com) [Thomas Levine](http://thomaslevine.com), an awesome data scientist who spends his time roaming the globe finding interesting data and doing stuff with it. Blogging about [News Hack Day SF](http://newshackdaysf.tumblr.com), which brought together journalists, developers and designers for several days of creative news coding and data reporting, is so [three](http://www.civicplayground.com/2012/06/25/we-liberated-the-data-at-newshack/) [weeks](http://allthingsd.com/20120626/it-may-not-be-televised-but-the-journalism-revolution-will-be-hacked/) […] more »

by Francis Irving

Lots of people, when they hear about ScraperWiki, ask, “Is scraping legal? How can you build a business off that?” Usually, they follow up by saying, “We do it in our company, but we would never tell anyone.” This is strange to us, as we have come from a world of good scraping: taking government […] more »