Tag Archives | data science

ScraperWiki – Professional Services

How would you go about collecting, structuring and analysing 100,000 reports on Romanian companies? You could use ScraperWiki to write and host you own computer code that carries out the scraping you need, and then use our other self-service tools to clean and analyse the data. But sometimes writing your own code is not a […]

Hi, I’m Paul

Hi! I’m the latest member of ScraperWiki, joining the Data Science team this week. Data Science is a fascinating new direction for me, being “officially” an Electronic Engineer. I’ve spent the last couple of years in a large company hammering out fast C++ and trying (unsuccessfully) to convert everyone to Python. But what really excites […]

From future import x.scraperwiki.com

Time flies when you’re building a platform. At the start of the year, we announced the beginnings of a new, more powerful, more flexible ScraperWiki. More powerful because it exposes industry standards like SQL, SSH, and a persistent filesystem to developers, so they can scrape and crunch and export data pretty much however they like. […]

The next evolution of ScraperWiki

Quietly, over the last few months, we’ve been rebuilding both the backend and the frontend of ScraperWiki. The new ScraperWiki has been built from the ground up to be more powerful for data scientists, and easier to use for everyone else. At its core, it’s about empowering people to take a hold of their data, […]