The search for meaning

Red Harring has This Story on “Categorization Software” they say works like a superhuman librarian, doing the job of a team of readers, parsing every book, and tagging and categorizing the contents according to context.

In corporate settings, the software works with what’s known as unstructured data, or data that isn’t typically stored in a database, like documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and multimedia files. According to various estimates, unstructured data represents more than 70 percent of corporate data assets.