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Quandl Brings Intelligent Search To Numerical Data

By   /  July 29, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Quandl is a relatively recent service that essentially functions as an intelligent search engine for numerical data, having indexed close to seven million time-series datasets from over 400 sources. You may have heard of the numerical data search engine service under its previous name, Wikiposit. In that incarnation and this, what it’s about, says product […]

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Hard Core Tech in Los Angeles

By   /  June 10, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Michael Carney of Pando Daily reports, “The last few years have been good to the Los Angeles tech scene, with more money, more talent, and more recognition coming to the community.”

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Facebook's Instagram Acquisition: Fueling More Startup Fever and Semantic Startups' Dreams

By   /  April 11, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders  /  No Comments

The news of Facebook’s acquisition of mobile photo-sharing service Instagram for $1 billion this week may be fueling the dreams of tech start-ups of every stripe, including those in the semantic tech community. In fact, they may have even greater reason to be inspired: A recent  report has it that Instagram has been slowly rolling […]

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Bridging the gap: How Semantic Web can move into the mainstream through SXSW

By   /  August 17, 2010  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders  /  No Comments

Personally, I believe that the Semantic Web will become mainstream in the next few years (I actually have a bet on this with some college friends). I know that this is a strong statement, but I am confident that it will happen. Mainstream is defined in Wikipedia as “the common current of thought of the majority”. Furthermore it states that something is mainstream if it “is available to the general public” and it “has ties to corporate or commercial entities. However, how do you evaluate if something is on the verge of becoming mainstream? I propose the following metric:  inclusion at the South by South West (SXSW) Conference!
 

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