Christopher Swenson

Christopher Swenson
Software Engineer, Simple


Christopher is a Simple software engineer. He has previously worked in the Open Source Project Office at Google, and for the US Government. He holds a Ph.D in computer science from The University of Tulsa.


Location: Portland 252 Level: Novice
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The web consists of free-form links, and Google has excelled at quickly searching through this information. But, finding structured data, such as databases, spreadsheets, and tables is hard: they contain few links into and out of these documents. This talk discusses some of our efforts to find and present this data (focusing on government-generated), making it universally accessible and useful. Read more.


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