Here's a wordcloud of the NFIB et al. v. Sebelius et al. opinion. Very interesting coalitions formation. Healthcare/ACA wordcloud If you're interested in the R and Java code for generating these wordclouds, please see my post on Arizona et al. v. United States from earlier in the week.
In my last post on CloudSearch and eDiscovery, I described something like “Google” for eDiscovery emails. FedEx or DropBox your data to an eDiscovery service provider like myself, and rest assured that you’ll soon have a powerful, web-based user interface for searching and visualizing your digital discovery materials. As a technical follow-up to
In case you're too lazy to dig into the full CloudSearch developer guide, here's a quick summary of how to install the CloudSearch API command line tools on Linux: Ensure that you have a JRE/JDK installed. Most distros will ship with something like OpenJDK, which is fine. If you'd like, grab the "Oracle" JDK
A few weeks ago, Ari Hershowitz posted on Quroa calling for a Californa code hackathon. Since Ari was drumming up support for software developers to build state-level tools, I thought I'd see what data the Michigan government had to offer. However, Michigan, unlike California, does not provide any bulk access to its Code. Access to Michigan
After struggling with Natty's multiple monitor support last week, I thought I'd test my luck again and try rotating screens. My current favorite monitor is the Dell P2411H, a sturdy little 24" monitor that has more degrees of freedom than you'd imagine possible. One of these degrees is the monitor's ability to rotate 90 degrees,