Semantic Technology News, Articles, & Education

Call for Industry Track Abstracts for ISWC 2015

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by Angela Guess The International Semantic Web Conference recently wrote, “Research in Semantic Web Technologies is now underway for more than a decade. We are beginning to see applications being piloted and/or put into production not only by early adopters, but also by mainstream organizations. Because Semantic Technologies often deliver backend solutions, and are not…

Introducing Schema.org 2.0

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by Angela Guess The official schema.org blog recently reported, “We are pleased to announce the public release of Schema.org 2.0 which brings several significant changes and additions, not just to the vocabulary, but also to how we grow and manage it, from both technical and governance perspectives. As schema.org adoption has grown, a number groups…

2015 Smart Data Conference Registration is Open; Semantic Technologies, Machine Learning, and Cognitive Computing on the Agenda

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by Angela Guess San Jose, CA – DATAVERSITY Education, LLC, announced the agenda and opened registration for the 2015 Smart Data Conference located in San Jose, California, on August 18-20, 2015. The agenda has over 80 sessions covering topics in Semantic Technologies, Search, Linked Data, Cognitive Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of Things, and…

The Healthcare Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Jennifer Bresnick recently wrote for HealthITAnalytics, “The Internet of Things seems made for healthcare.  Millions of smart sensors and devices connected through the internet to provide up-to-the-second data on everything from a patient’s heart rate to how many pills they’ve taken that day to the ambient temperature of their hospital room can…

The Internet of Things as a Data Visualization

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by Angela Guess The team at Information is Beautiful has put together a great visualization on the Internet of Things. They describe the visualization accordingly: “What is this revolution they’re calling the ‘Internet of Things’? How will it work? And why should you care? An interactive visualised tour of the subject, the main players and…

Lexalytics Unveils Industry’s First Wizard for Text Mining and Sentiment Analysis

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Lexalytics®, the leader in cloud and on-prem text and sentiment analytics solutions, today announced the availability of the first-ever wizard and graphical user interface (GUI) for its Semantria® software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform and Excel plugin. The new wizard, called SWIZ, is part of the Semantria…

Peruse Uses Natural-Language Processing to Find Your Files For You

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by Angela Guess Natasha Lomas recently wrote for TechCrunch, “The time-consuming tedium of file search is San Francisco-based startup Peruse’s jumping-off point. It’s aiming to simplify locating files by changing how people search so they don’t have to remember exactly where to look or exactly what the file was called. Peruse’s fix for this age-old…

Big Data Governance, Big Data Modeling

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by Jelani Harper Prior to recent developments in Big Data Governance and Big Data Modeling, there was a perceived tradeoff between Big Data initiatives and Data Governance. The rapid implementation and generation of business value of the former would innately reduce the efficacy of the latter. According to Danny Sandwell, who works in product marketing…

Microsoft Uses Machine Learning to Guess Your Age

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by Angela Guess Joab Jackson recently wrote for Computer World, “To demonstrate the new machine learning capabilities in its Azure cloud, Microsoft has set up a website that guesses the ages of people in uploaded photos. The site, How Old Do I Look, is meant to show how easy it is for developers to use…