The ElasticSearch Erlang SDK by Mahesh Paolini-Subramanya allows developers to integrate the ElasticSearch API into their Erlang applications. Developers should use version 1.5.0 for ElasticSearch 0.9.x and version 1.6.0+ for ElasticSearch 1.x.
Location-based social media analytics company GeoFeedia attempted to abuse the public data streams it receives from other social media platforms by monitoring the public, according to documents revealed by the ACLU. This article on Techdirt discusses the issue, and how the major platforms responded.
Recently we wrote about the wonders of PubSubHubBub and what was possible when services push data, in real time, to external web apps. Twitter's Stream API makes it clear that we're headed towards an exciting and very real-time web. Now YouTube is along for the ride.