At Factual, we are all about the data, but we also get that data isn’t always best represented in a table or grid – and that sometimes a chart can immediately sum up gobs of underlying facts. We also know that we can’t build every way (or even all that many ways) to interact with … Continued
Today, we are very excited to announce that Bill Michels has officially joined Factual as VP of Developer Platform. In his new position, Bill will help expand the Factual platform by engaging with developers and promoting innovation around the Factual API.
We’re pretty excited that Factual was recently featured on Programmable Web alongside Google, Amazon, and Intuit. The article highlights the Factual’s API (what’s an API? find out on Wikipedia). Since we believe the API will play an important role in the future of Factual, we figured this would be a good time to explain exactly what it is and highlight some cool implementations of it on the web.