The Tableau Web Data Connector SDK by Tableau offers developers a unique tool that can open up a world of data from all over the web. Users can utilize the already available web data connectors (WDCs) that are part of Tableau while also creating custom made WDCs that can read data published from almost any site published in JSON, XML, or HTML. Tableau works to help people see and understand their data, and strives to make products and tools that change the way people use their data.
Service Objects, real-time contact validation service provider, announced its new product today: DOTS Address Detective. Address Detective examines incomplete address information and uses existing data to rectify and salvage the data. Given the data-crawling nature of the new product, Address Detective seems an excellent candidate to integrate via an API. To explore this concept, PW caught up with Service Objects CEO, Geoff Grow, to explore.
Google anti-harrasment project, Jigsaw, launched an API that brings programmatic access to the machine learning and AI technology driving the project. The Perspective API allows third parties like Wikipedia, the New York Times, and others the ability to score online speech for its toxicity level.