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The Financial Times Builds Up Its Semantic Publishing Infrastructure

by Jennifer Zaino The former lead architect at the BBC who handled its semantic publishing projects, such as its FIFA World Cup 2010, 2012 Olympics and redesigned BBC Sports Site, today is building up the semantic infrastructure at another media might, The Financial Times Jem Rayfield, who holds the title Head of Solution Architecture Technology…

WEBINAR: Monetizing Content with Semantic Technologies

DATE: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar has passed. The recording (posted within two business days of the live even) can be found in the “Webinar” section of SemanticWeb.com. About the Webinar Semantic technology solves a concrete problem: sorting through large collections…

Deconstructing Google’s Knowledge Graph

Barbara Starr of Search Engine Land recently observed that, “Search is changing – and it’s changing faster than ever. Increasingly, we are seeing organic elements in search results being displaced by displays coming from the Knowledge Graph. Yet the shift from search over documents (e.g. web pages) to search over data (e.g. Knowledge Graph) is still in its infancy. Remember Google’s mission statement: Google’s…

Getty Releases More Linked Open Data: Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Last winter, SemanticWeb reported that the Getty Research Institute had released the first of four Getty vocabularies as Linked Open Data. Recently, the Getty revealed that it had unveiled its second. James Cuno wrote, “We’re delighted to announce that the Getty Research Institute has released the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)® as Linked Open Data. This…

The New World of Books: E-Reading Gets Robust

Cast your vote yet for The Booksmash Challenge? If not, you’ve got a chance to pull the lever for semantic technology for the contest, which is sponsored by HarperCollins and asks developers to create proof-of-concept apps using its OpenBook API that includes full access to select authors’ work. Entered in the challenge is the KEeReader,…