Famously, Google says it’s on mission to organize the world’s information. And Wavii says it’s on a mission to understand the world’s information.
Wavii analyzes blogs, tweets, and other web content and tries to organize it so that it can be readily mined for stuff that you’re interested in. That’s quite a challenge. Some internet is already structured with this sort of thing in mind, but there are so many different ways of structuring it, and most web data is unstructured. The dream of a the “semantic web” — where all web content would conform to standard structures to make it easier for machines to organize information — is still a long way from reality. Wavii attempts to overcome this limitation by using machine learning to understand natural language and automatically structure data.