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Time For Another Look at WebID?

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

Looked into WebID lately? Maybe it’s time. The open standard for identity and login seems to be gaining more momentum following the spring W3C Workshop on Identity in the Browser. That’s when W3C WebID Incubator chair Henry Story presented a position case on the standard; that was followed up by the Berlin Social Web event […]

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People Search Service PeekYou Sees Personal ID Layer As Driving Future of Semantic Web

By   /  May 25, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

How does a site like PeekYou, whose goal is to re-index the public web around people, intersect with the Semantic Web? To hear CEO Michael Hussey tell it, it’s this: “The way I thought about the Semantic Web since Day One is that it’s about deriving meaning from pages,” says Hussey. “To have meaning you […]

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Karen Coyle on Visualizing Linked Data

By   /  May 2, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Karen Coyle, an authority on linked data in libraries whom we have recently reported on, shared her thoughts on visualizing linked data.

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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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GoogleArt – Semantic Data Wrapper (Technical Update)

By   /  March 25, 2011  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Recently, we reported on the creation of a semantic data wrapper for the GoogleArt project. At the time, the wrapper only offered data for individual paintings and there was no good way to access the full data set. In this deeply technical guest post by the wrapper’s creator, Christophe Guéret, he outlines how […]

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GoogleArt Gets a Semantic Touch-up

By   /  February 4, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

On Tuesday in London, the Google Art Project was announced. The project includes artworks from 17 of the world’s leading institutions including New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art and the Frick Collection; the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art in Washington DC; London’s Tate Museum, and museums in Madrid, Moscow, Amsterdam […]

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ViewChange.Org Takes Video Into The Semantic Web In A Big Way

By   /  November 29, 2010  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

  Here are two words that don’t necessarily spring first to mind when you think of implementing cutting-edge semantic web technology: Video and non-profit.  Yet that’s exactly the direction taken by ViewChange.org , a project of Link Media’s LinkTV nationwide news, events and culture television channel and website. With funding from the Bill and Melinda […]

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FOAF Spec Updated; Twitter/FOAF Bridge

By   /  March 8, 2010  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders  /  No Comments

While doing preparation for some upcoming talks, I noticed that the FOAF specification had been updated to version 0.97 in January. It had been quite some time since there had been activity on this vocabulary so it is good to see some love shown to it. 

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