Tag: ruby

by Amanda Hickman

A public beta of DocumentCloud, one that journalists can kick the wheels on and upload documents to, won’t be ready for a few more months, but work is continuing apace in our corner of the cloud. We’ve released a handful of code that comprises some of the components of our big picture, and it is [...] more »

by Jeremy Ashkenas

What does it mean to work on a project where open-source principles are written into the founding contract? A little over a month after receiving a 2009 Knight News Challenge grant, DocumentCloud released its first open-source component. The system, called CloudCrowd, performs the distributed computing that helps process the vast quantities of documents that will [...] more »