Semantic Technology News, Articles, & Education

Tim O’Reilly on the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Quentin Hardy of the New York Times recently wrote, “Tim O’Reilly has been at the cutting edge of the Internet since it went commercial. In fact, he helped take it there: In August 1993 he released the Global Network Navigator, a web page containing information, catalogs and a marketplace, which may have…

Rigging The Job Hunt with Artificial Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Davey Alba of Wired reports, “Cameron Levy and Dustin Smith, two former MIT students, were particularly interested in finding the right job, not only for themselves but for everyone. ‘Picking your job is among the most decisions that you’ll ever make, and we couldn’t think of a more important problem to work…

Using Machine Learning to Study Evolution

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by Angela Guess Phys.org reports, “Computers are able to use monkey facial patterns not only to correctly identify species, but also distinguish individuals within species, a team of scientists has found. Their findings, which rely on computer algorithms to identify guenon monkeys, suggest that machine learning can be a tool in studying evolution and help…

Big Data, Semantic Web Technology, and Data Visualization

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by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett of Tech Republic recently wrote, “In a 2012 study conducted by IDC and sponsored by EMC, worldwide data volumes were projected to reach 40 zetabytes by 2020. The same study reported that only 3% of all data in 2012 was tagged and ready for manipulation, and that only 0.5% of…

Using Semantic Research to ID Promising New Tech First

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by Angela Guess Phys.org recently wrote, “As companies strive to identify the new technologies with the most potential, they are bombarded with a growing torrent of information. New smart software solutions can pick out these technologies and provide innovative methods of evaluating and implementing them into working processes. Now companies can tap the relevant information…

How Semantic Search is Revolutionizing Travel Planning

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of online magazine Amadeus reports, “When it comes to search, travelers are no longer satisfied with keyword- matched results. They’ve come to expect a higher level of sophistication, and a more tailored, personalized trip planning experience. Where page-ranking algorithms once reigned as the best option to match travelers…

TopQuadrant and Taxonic Partner to Deliver Linked Data Solutions to Europe

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by Angela Guess The company has informed us that “TopQuadrant™, a leading enterprise metadata and semantic data integration company, today announced that Taxonic will join the company as a solution partner targeting Europe.  As part of the partnership, Taxonic will offer solution services and trainings on TopQuadrant’s TopBraid product offerings, including implementation and integration services.…