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Coming Soon, to a Newsroom Near You

By   /  May 13, 2011  /  BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Conferences, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Smart Data Conferences, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

We recently have given coverage to the new rNews standard from the IPTC, but two things today caught our eye: First, from Beet.tv, a brief video from Mike Dunn, VP and CTO of Hearst Interactive. The video serves as an introduction to the value of rNews in the media industry, and does that well.  That […]

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A Solid Pitch for Ontologies

By   /  April 12, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

August Jackson recently wrote about the difficulties of explaining the concept of ontology.

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Defining the Semantic Web in a Few Sentences

By   /  March 15, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Quora offered up this challenge to their readers: “How do you explain semantic web to a nine-year old child in one sentence?” The challenge was followed by a quote from Albert Einstein: “If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.”

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Semantic Web Elevator Pitch for… Government and Citizenry?

By   /  February 18, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Last year, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown gave a 90-second elevator pitch for the Semantic Web.  Granted, it started about four minutes into a 32-minute long speech. This speech, given March 22, 2010, was long before our original challenge went out, but this discovery was simply too fun to not include it here. Obviously, it was […]

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The Semantic Link – Episode 3 – February 11, 2011

By   /  February 14, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

On Friday, February 11, a group of Semantic thought leaders from around the globe met with their host and colleague, Paul Miller, for the third installment of the Semantic Link, a monthly podcast covering the world of Semantic Technologies. This month, we tackle the topic of “Marketing the Semantic Web” and are joined by two […]

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Semantic Web Elevator Pitch for: Journalistic Research

By   /  February 10, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

David Wood of Talis, Inc., submitted this elevator pitch. I particularly like how he used an elevator both as setting and example (of a closed system). We are collecting these from our readers in an attempt to answer the question “What is the Semantic Web?” If you think you have a pitch in you, check […]

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Semantic Web Elevator Pitch for: Enterprise Decision Makers

By   /  February 9, 2011  /  Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Mark Montgomery, CEO and Founder of Kyield, sent us this elevtor pitch. We are collecting these from our readers in an attempt to answer the question “What is the Semantic Web?” If you think you have a pitch in you, check out the original challenge. Thanks Mark!

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Semantic Web – Pitch of the week

By   /  February 3, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Last week, SemanticWeb.com put out a challenge to our readership to answer the questrion, “What is the Semantic Web?” in the form of a 90-second elevator pitch.  Read the original challenge and watch the video here. This week, we are pleased to feature this entry from Sandro Hawke of the World Wide Web Consortium.  It’s a […]

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Semantic Web – What’s Your Pitch?

By   /  January 28, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

People working in the Semantic Technology space are often asked for a clear, concise, easy to understand answer to “What is the Semantic Web?”  My friend and colleague Brian Sletten recently said to me, “If you ask 10 Semantic Tech experts to define Semantic Technology, you’ll get 11 different answers – one from each of […]

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Franz Inc – Vator.tv

By   /  June 24, 2009  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Web 3.0’s Database

Franz Inc. is the leading supplier of commercial, persistent and scalable RDF Graph Database products. AllegroGraph RDFStore provides the solid storage layer for powerful reasoning and ontology modeling capabilities. Franz’s semantic technology solutions are uniquely positioned to help bring your Web 3.0 ideas to reality.

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