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Westlaw Analytics: Mimicry is the sincerest form of flattery

February 4, 2013

So, I was perusing this month’s edition of Thomson Reuters’ PracticeInnovations (pdf), and was about to dive into the piece on Westlaw Analytics when I caught a glimpse of the screen cap.   And then I thought, here we go again.   [Image from Google Analytics] At the end of the day, mimicry of what we know [...]

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What does {choose one: Westlaw, Lexis, Loislaw, Fastcase, Casemaker} know about you?

August 28, 2011

By Jason Wilson Several years ago, I was at a meeting with some high level marketing executives at a very, very large publishing company. We were discussing something or another that prompted the question: why do I get direct mail pieces that don’t really correspond to the databases I’m searching? (This was pre-federated searching.) After [...]

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More on sensor-based publishing: the future looks fun.

April 8, 2011

By Jason Wilson Via FastCompany’s Co.Design comes word of the world’s first location-aware music album. From the creator’s press release: Washington DC-based music duo Bluebrains’ latest release is not a standard album in the sense that it can be listened to passively in one sitting or, for that matter, at any location. Rather, it is [...]

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From “lean forward” to “in your face”: when data finds you.

December 10, 2010

By Jason Wilson Over at Scholarly Kitchen today, Joe Esposito has a terrific post on “sensor publishing“, or how publishers might utilize the data created by our cell phones as we move about the planet. Sensor publishing is the opposite of face-down publishing. Face-down publishing has at its center the interface between a human and [...]

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