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Want a music suggestion? Just ask DJ Twitter.

By   /  September 16, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Eric Franzon Alexandre Passant, founder of seevl, which we have covered before, has hacked together a cool proof of concept. He describes the project as using “Twitter As A Service,” and it leverages Twitter, YouTube, and the seevl API. As Passant describes, “The result is a twitter bot, running under our @seevl handle, which accepts a […]

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Schema.org Takes Action

By   /  April 18, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino This week saw schema.org introduce vocabulary that enables websites to describe the actions they enable and how these actions can be invoked, in the hope that these additions will help unleash new categories of applications, according to a new post by Dan Brickley. This represents an expansion of the vocabulary’s focus point […]

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Music Discovery Service seevl.fm Launches

By   /  November 1, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Eric Franzon This week marked the public launch of seevl.fm. SemanticWeb.com has tracked seevl’s development through various incarnations, including a YouTube plugin and as a service for users of Deezer (available as a Deezer app). This week’s development, however, sees the service emerge as a stand-alone, cross-browser, cross-platform, mobile-ready service; a service that is […]

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Music To Your Ears: Seevl Takes First Step To Become Cross-Platform Music Discovery Service

By   /  March 14, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Seevl, the free music discovery service that leverages semantic technology to help users conduct searches across a world of facts-in-combination to find new musical experiences and artist information, has launched an app for Deezer that will formally go live Monday.  (See our in-depth look at Seevl here, and a screencast of how the service works here.) […]

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Liner Notes for YouTube – Seevl Plugin

By   /  November 22, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Seevl, the music discovery service built on Semantic Technology that I wrote about a few months ago, has released a significant update to their plugin for YouTube. The plugin is still only available for the Google Chrome browser, but other browser plugins are in the works. You can grab the Chrome plugin here. Once the […]

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Seevl – Part I: What Spotify is Missing

By   /  August 9, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

“Hello my name is Eric and I am addicted to music.” Needless to say, I was thrilled when I received one of the early invitations to join Spotify (http://Spotify.com) when it launched recently in the US (if you’re not familiar with Spotify, here’s a good introduction). The service offers a catalog of +15,000,000 tracks, and […]

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SemTech2011 Coverage: SemWebbers, LODers: What PubSubHubbub Can Do For You

By   /  June 21, 2011  /  Big Data Conferences, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Smart Data Conferences, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

I sat down with Dr. Alexandre Passant, of DERI NUI Galway, to discuss his recent research projects entitled “sparqlPuSh” and “SMOB.” SparqlPuSh combines Google’s PubSubHubbub, SPARQL, and SPARQL updates for proactive notifications in RDF stores. The interface was designed to be plugged on top of an RDF store. SMOB is a distributed microblogging system that […]

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seevl ‘Reinvents Music Discovery’

By   /  May 20, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Alexandre Passant of DERI Galway recently launched a new web service called seevl.

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Semantics Takes Presence Beyond State in Unified Communications

By   /  March 28, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The presence of presence as part of unified communications deployments increasingly is being felt by enterprise users. It’s paying off in better productivity, but it’s when presence gets semantic that the real magic can start to happen. That’s something that DERI and Cisco, as part of the multi-party Lion2: Enabling Networked Knowledge project funded by […]

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