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Semantic Web Job: Data Engineer

Oxford University Press needs a data engineer. The job description states: “To design and implement XML data structures, devise XML strategies, and through expert content analysis, facilitate the electronic and print production, publication, and licensing of OUP’s books, journals and dictionaries content. • Analyze OUP and licensed texts, and the requirements for their production, online…

Semantic Web Job: Data Curator

The Center for Urban Science and Progress at New York University is seeking a data curator. Requirements include: “3-5 years experience in a related field, such as applied science, metadata schema design and management, taxonomy management, or equivalent education and experience; relevant experience in research data management as a researcher, research data manager, research data…

Analyzing Cognitive Computing

Jamie Bisker reported, “Most consumers and professionals of all types have a basic feeling about technological innovation as something positive. It is true that we may bemoan the loss of a favorite aspect of the past, and tend to recall for the most part only favorable situations that strengthen such memories. But, in general, people…

Smart Cities Are Coming

A recent press release states, “Transforming our cities into the Smart Cities of the future will encompass incorporating technologies and key digital developments all linked by machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions and real-time data analytics which sit under the umbrella term of the Internet of Things. Smart cities however must be underpinned by the appropriate ICT infrastructure…

Semantic Web Job: Lead Software Engineer

Asymmetrik seeks a lead software engineer. Responsibilities include: “The Lead Software Engineer will develop and maintain mission-critical information extraction, analysis, and management systems; implement analysis algorithms to evaluate, correlate, and display information; and provide direct and responsive support for urgent analytic needs. In addition, the Lead Software Engineer will participate in architecture and software development…

Deconstructing JSON-LD

Aaron Bradley recently posted a roundtable discussion about JSON-LD which includes: “JSON-LD is everywhere. Okay, perhaps not everywhere, but JSON-LD loomed large at the 2014 Semantic Web Technology and Business Conference in San Jose, where it was on many speakers’ lips, and could be seen in the code examples of many presentations. I’ve read much…

Semantic Technology Job: Director of Taxonomy & Info Architecture

KForce (a recruiter) is looking for a director of taxonomy and information architecture. The job duties include: “Oversee ongoing enhancement of our information architecture and the schema, including taxonomy / ontology development. Manage, train, mentor, and recruit a growing team of analysts and QA specialists. Manage multi-stage QA process for verifying the integrity of data…

Open Garden’s FireChat Adds to the IoT

Kevin Fitchard of Gigaom recently posted that, “Thanks to the popularity of its FireChat hyperlocal messaging app, Open Garden’s networking software has been downloaded into more than 5 million mobile devices around the world. Open Garden believes it now has enough users out there to execute the next the stage of its plan: it wants…

Artificial Intelligence Enhances Video Games

A recent announcement on EurekAlert! states: “Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed artificial intelligence (AI) software that is significantly better than any previous technology at predicting what goal a player is trying to achieve in a video game. The advance holds promise for helping game developers design new ways of improving the gameplay…

Semantic Web Job: Java JEE/C++ Developer

Net Consultants is looking to recruit a Java JEE/ C++ Developer with experience in RDF. The position description states, “Contract for US Citizen working at Government contractor in Rancho Bernardo on an archived image library system. Technical Qualifications/Experience Required: C++ Developer 3+ years Java JEE and C++ development SQL/Oracle Development on Linux/Unix environment Writing SW for…