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Posts for September 2011

Calling All Data Miners!

Summers are tough here at Yelp’s HQ in San Francisco. It’s hard to keep up with all the hot new businesses, order the best food at every restaurant you visit, or even just find that fancy dive bar your friends have been chatting up. If you’re anything like me, you aren’t satisfied just using these features on Yelp - you want to tear them apart, see how they tick, and make them better. The trick? All these features are powered by our incredible review data. The data Yelp is providing the reviews for nearly seven thousand businesses at 30 universities...

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