Exploring Common Crawl

Assignment 1

To establish a relationship with Common Crawl, I first studied the organization's structure, services, and community activities. After a status report, I will summarize the findings that led to my approach.


So far I have

My communications methods have been private, since their website suggests that volunteers and interns email Lisa Green directly. They are not a typical "open source software" community, since they provide a specific web crawl dataset as a service.


Here are the differences between Common Crawl and typical open source software (these informed my approach:

Considerations about the organization (more soon...:

Interesting opportunities for the organization (more soon...):

MORE SOON: Ways that I might contribute (will update based on my solicitation email to Lisa Green):

read by Thomas 11/6/2013