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WebMapSocial 10/19: Google Fusion Tables and hiDentify

  • Oct 19, 2010 · 7:00 PM
  • Google / Building 40

Hello WebMapSocial Members,

Thanks always for your interest in support. On deck for our October 19th Meetup....

Google Fusion Tables, presented by Mano Marks, Google Geo Developer Advocate

Upload, visualize and embed your data with just a few clicks of the mouse. This presentation will show you how to use Fusion Tables to simply and easily create some really cool visualizations of your data.

Mano Marks has been on Google’s Developer Relations team for the last four years, and is the lead Developer Advocate for Google’s Geo APIs. He has travelled the world helping individuals, corporations, governments and aid organizations use Google’s mapping technologies to communicate their message to the world. Before Google, Mano had an eclectic career that involved getting a Masters in History, a Masters in Information Management and Systems, and working as a data manager in NGOs for over a decade.

hiDentify, presented by Dedi Shindler

hiDentify came up with a new method to search for consumer products on the internet, using semantic analysis and social networking methods hiDentify engine is able to realize consumer needs and suggest matching products.

hiDentify's vision is to help consumers make an educated buying decisions without the hassle of conducting complicated research. Using hiDentify engine consumers will be able in a few simple steps to find the product that best matches their needs.

Dinner is generously sponsored by Google. Drinks (beer, water, juice) are generously sponsored by Dice. WHERE WE MEETUP: We meet in Kiev Training Room of Building 40 at Google HQ in Mountain View. To locate our meeting place, use this map . If you've never been there, you may need a few extra minutes to navigate through the campus. To get to Kiev Training Room, you must enter through the lobby of Building 40. Once in the lobby, Google requires that you sign an electronic NDA. Please be courteous of their professional space and grant them this request. Security will escort you to Kiev Training Room after you've signed in. Thank you for your understanding. Thanks always for your support and participation. YOU make this Meetup great. Catherine and Alec catherine[at]endpointenvironmental[dot]com
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  • Jeff T.

    Was my first meetup and I found it very welcoming and the topics were interesting.

    October 21, 2010

  • Romy I.

    Very cool! Nice and techy with a little Google on top. Great bunch of people.

    October 20, 2010

  • Art S

    This was another Excellent meetup. "hiDentify" presented a fascinating algorithmic solution to semantic search which has definite advantages for finding products more quickly than existing search engines. "Google Fusion Tables" was presented by Mano Marks, who did a great job showing application to geographic data.

    October 20, 2010

  • Karl L

    New developments in user-friendly data interaction; basic SQL driven data visuals (e.g. maps, graphs) and a product-comparing semantic search engine. Want to try both.

    October 20, 2010

  • A former member
    A former member

    As always, excellent organizers and hosts.

    October 20, 2010

  • Yiqing J.

    Inspiring. Google Fusion Tables is a very interesting project and could be a very handy tool for data mining. Could save us lots of time to implement a visualizing tool ourselves.

    October 20, 2010

  • Catherine B.

    Just a typo - the meetup is on the third Tuesday of the month - October 19th.

    October 7, 2010

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