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Meet Silk, the Semantic Web for the rest of us

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Almost since Tim Berners-Lee first came up with the original concept of the web, there’s been a new, improved version on the horizon: the much-promised Semantic Web. This, goes the thinking, is a way to make the online world more useful by categorizing everything on a page with a layer...
Meet Silk, the Semantic Web for the rest of us

Semantic Web/Q&A Startup Beepl Loses Ex-TechCrunch CEO, Gears Up For Mobile App

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The drive for more information has long been fueling the growth of the Internet, but that rising tide is not automatically lifting all boats, as one company trying to ride the wave has seen. Beepl, a Q&A startup co-founded last year and led by ex-TechCrunch writer Steve O’Hear, has now...
Semantic Web/Q&A Startup Beepl Loses Ex-TechCrunch CEO, Gears Up For Mobile App

Signs Of The Semantic Web Surface In Salesforce.com Radian 6

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The Semantic Web’s promise is about developing common frameworks that allows data to be shared and reused across applications and platforms. At its heart comes the understanding that applications are loosely coupled. The apps connect with APIs that form a sort of glue. The data moves between these apps, which is...
Signs Of The Semantic Web Surface In Salesforce.com Radian 6

Kasabi shuts down, says data marketplace 'too slow'

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Kasabi, a platform that hosted and published linked data, is closing down after owners Talis Systems said the market was growing too slowly to be sustainable. The UK-based company allowed anyone to publish data sets, create APIs and use tools to combine and recombine them with each other. It was...
Kasabi shuts down, says data marketplace 'too slow'
Wavii Distills Information Overload Into Plot Points

Zynga's Engineering VP for New Gaming Platform Moves On

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Neil Roseman, Zynga’s VP of Engineering, has resigned after 15 months at the social games company, we have confirmed. Most recently, Roseman (pictured on the right with Zynga’s CEO Mark Pincus on the left) oversaw last month’s launch of Zynga’s social games platform. The platform, code-named “Project Z,” enables games to...
Zynga's Engineering VP for New Gaming Platform Moves On

Here's A Socially Acceptable Way To Stalk People Around You

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Paul Davison built an iPhone app that knows if people in your social circle are near you.  The app is called Highlight and it launched a few weeks ago. The app allows you to see photos of people around you and see who you know in common -- before...
Here's A Socially Acceptable Way To Stalk People Around You

The semantic web: Can it make Google as smart as IBM Watson?

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Once upon a time, search was the greatest thing since sliced bread. Most of us still couldn’t live without it, but hardly an hour goes by that we aren’t cursing the lousy results from our otherwise favorite search engine. Queries which seem straightforward to us stump even the mighty Google,...
The semantic web: Can it make Google as smart as IBM Watson?

Silk scores $1.6m to build its own semantic web

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Web service Silk has just landed a seed round from Silicon Valley royalty as it tries to build out its vision of a world where any sort of data can be connected. The Dutch company — which I described earlier this year as ‘the semantic web for the rest of...
Silk scores $1.6m to build its own semantic web

Create and view semantic Web sites as smooth as Silk

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Now officially available to everyone, the Silk project lets you build your own Web site and view those of others using information linked together from different sources. [Read more]...
Create and view semantic Web sites as smooth as Silk

Techies Team Up to Make Wikipedia Smarter

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Three of the world’s most high profile technologists are trying to make Wikipedia smarter and more accurate. The German chapter of the crowd-sourced online encyclopedia on Friday morning announced a EUR 1.3 million ($1.7 million) grant from Google Inc. and from foundations backed by Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder, and...
Techies Team Up to Make Wikipedia Smarter

New contest to award $100,000 in prize money to solve ‘big data graph problems’

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Can’t get enough of big data? A new contest created by YarcData — a unit of Seattle supercomputer maker Cray Inc. — will give away $100,000 in prize money to those developers and software engineers who are best utilizing graph analytics in the areas of life sciences, healthcare, financial services, scientific...
New contest to award $100,000 in prize money to solve ‘big data graph problems’

Can Retailers Benefit From The Knowledge Graph & Schema? You Bet!

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The Knowledge Graph is the latest in a series of efforts in which Google has adopted technology from the semantic web aka the “Giant Global Graph” envisioned by Tim Berners-Lee. For those retailers who haven’t yet adopted schema.org microdata, Good Relations RDFa and other structured markup... Please visit Search Engine...
Can Retailers Benefit From The Knowledge Graph & Schema? You Bet!

Twitter expected to reach $1 billion in revenue by 2014

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Twitter is set to reach $1 billion in sales by 2014, significantly outpacing analyst predictions and demonstrating the company’s advertising viability, sources tell Bloomberg. The company earned $139.5 million in 2011, analysts say, which means if Bloomberg’s sources are correct, demand for advertising is taking off among companies looking to grow their...
Twitter expected to reach $1 billion in revenue by 2014

Zynga confirms engineering head on Zynga.com has departed

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Zynga confirmed that one of its key technologists Neil Roseman has resigned from the company. Roseman served most recently as vice president of engineering on Project Z, which was announced earlier this month as Zynga.com. Roseman, who also served as manager of the company’s Seattle office, reported to Manuel Bronstein,...
Zynga confirms engineering head on Zynga.com has departed

The Problem with Wikidata

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Fundamental changes are afoot at Wikipedia. Changes that have worrying connotations for the diversity of knowledge in the world's sixth most popular website. Wikipedia, with a new initiative called Wikidata, is radically reconfiguring itself to take advantage of the "Semantic Web." Wikidata will create a collaborative database that is...
The Problem with Wikidata
FYI, the New York Public Library is Basically Building a Guidebook for Time Travelers

SWBP&D WG Semantic Web Tutorials

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SWBP&D WG Semantic Web Tutorials

Does Facebook Really Want a Semantic Web?

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Shared by Jesse Stay This is completely incorrect - fb:app_id, fb:page_id, and fb:admins are all part of the spec - see:http://developers.facebook.com/docs/opengraphunder "Getting Started".My guess is that the fb_app_id is either an alias, or a bug in the code of that website itself. No one is getting special treatment here. That...
Does Facebook Really Want a Semantic Web?

Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on New Forms of Reasoning for the Semantic Web: Scalable & Dynamic

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Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on New Forms of Reasoning for the Semantic Web: Scalable & Dynamic

Futures of the Internet

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Earlier this year the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project and Elon University conducted research toward The Future of the Internet IV, the latest in their survey series, which began with Future of the Internet I – 2004. This latest report includes guided input from subjects such as...
Futures of the Internet

Announcing The Semantic Web 100 Tweetstream

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Announcing The Semantic Web 100 Tweetstream

Action Streams: A New Idea for Social Networks

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Walled gardens are already under attack because of the ease of sending content like messages and photos from one website to another. Sites that don't let content flow in and out freely, when that's what users want, are fighting against the powerful tide of the internet. Now a new proposal...
Action Streams: A New Idea for Social Networks

GetGlue Adds New Music, Movie & Book Recommendations Made by Human & Machine

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It's hard to keep up with all the newly released movies and music these days, but a lightweight social network with a whole lot of smarts under the hood says it can now offer you personalized recommendations of new releases that suit your very particular interests. GetGlue is a semantic...
GetGlue Adds New Music, Movie & Book Recommendations Made by Human & Machine

Linked Data? Web of Data? Semantic Web? WTF? – Tom Heath’s Displacement Activities

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Linked Data? Web of Data? Semantic Web? WTF? – Tom Heath’s Displacement Activities

Introduction to OpenCalais

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INTRODUCTION TO OPENCALAIS   The free OpenCalais service and open API is the fastest way to tag the people, places, facts and events in your content.  It can help you improve your SEO, increase your reader engagement, create search-engine-friendly ‘topic hubs’ and streamline content operations – saving you time and...
Introduction to OpenCalais

WebMediaBrands Acquires Social Media Blog RotorBlog

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WebMediaBrands is boosting its investment in social media publications today with the acquisition of social media news site Rotorblog.com. Rotorblog, which was was launched in 2006 to cover the social media space, currently attracts 200,000 unique visitors a month. Terms for the acquisition were not disclosed. WebMediaBrands, which is perhaps...
WebMediaBrands Acquires Social Media Blog RotorBlog

ScienceDirect Semantic Web Enabled Software Analysis: Publication year: 2010Source: Web Semantics: Science, Servic... http://bit.ly/bLoiyi

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ScienceDirect Semantic Web Enabled Software Analysis: Publication year: 2010Source: Web Semantics: Science, Servic... http://bit.ly/bLoiyi

Factoetum Wants To Be Your Internet Servant - Semantic Web

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Factoetum Wants To Be Your Internet Servant - Semantic Web

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