Golden: Intelligent Knowledge Map with Jude Gomila
A knowledge base assembles information from a wide variety of sources into a central platform.
The most popular knowledge base is Wikipedia, which covers a wide variety of concepts through a system that attempts to remain authoritative and impartial. Other open knowledge platforms include Stack Overflow, which focuses on programming concepts, and Quora, which adds a social element to the process of information accumulation.
Golden.com is a knowledge base that indexes, categorizes, and surfaces information. Golden has information about software, genetics, world history, social media, sports, and all kinds of other subjects. The company monetizes with a paid knowledge base product for enterprises, which allows for easy easy querying of the open knowledge base and a private knowledge base for internal information.
Jude Gomila is the founder of Golden, and joins the show to discuss the process of building a universal knowledge base, and the engineering problems that he is working on to improve Golden.
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