Tag Archive for Freebase

2015: Envisioning The Year Ahead, Part 1

by Jennifer Zaino Just as it has been The Semantic Web Blog’s tradition to look back to the high points of the last year as we approach its end (see here and here), so too do we look ahead to expectations for the New Year, with the help of experts in the arena and its related fields.…

Opinion: Nova Spivack on a New Era in Semantic Web History

[Editor’s Note: Thanks to Nova Spivack for this guest post. Nova is a frequent speaker and blogger as well as CEO of Bottlenose, which uses big data mining to discover emerging trends for large brands and enterprises. More about Nova can be found on his website.] 2014 was the end of an era in Semantic…

New Open Source Graph Database Cayley Unveiled (Video – Part 2)

[Editor’s note: This is Part 2 of a 3 part series. See Part 1 and Part 3] Barak Michener, Software Engineer, Knowledge NYC has posted on the Google Open Source Blog about “Cayley, an open source graph database.”: “Four years ago this July, Google acquired Metaweb, bringing Freebase and linked open data to Google. It’s been astounding to…

How to Build Your Own Knowledge Graph (Video – Part 1)

by Eric Franzon Straight out of Google I/O this week, came some interesting announcements related to Semantic Web technologies and Linked Data. Included in the mix was a cool instructional video series about how to “Build a Small Knowledge Graph.” Part 1 was presented by Jarek Wilkiewicz, Knowledge Developer Advocate at Google (and SemTechBiz speaker). Wilkiewicz…

Happy April Fools’ Day!

by Jennifer Zaino Today we celebrate April Fool’s Day. And what better way to do it than to leverage semantic resources to find some interesting facts about the holiday and a few ideas for things to do today, too? Just like these: What to Watch: The April Fools: a late 60’s romantic comedy starring Jack…

Studio Ousia Envisions A World Of Semantic Augmented Reality

by Jennifer Zaino Ikuya Yamada, co-founder and CTO of Studio Ousia, the company behind Linkify – the technology to automatically extract certain keywords and add intelligent hyperlinks to them to accelerate mobile search – recently sat down with The Semantic Web Blog to discuss the company’s work, including its vision of Semantic AR (augmented reality).…

Is A Knowledge Graph-Related Acquisition In Yahoo’s Future?

by Jennifer Zaino Is SindiceTech about to be acquired by Yahoo? Just last month The Semantic Web Blog reported on the formal relaunch of the company’s activities following the finalization of its separation from its university incubation setting at the former DERI institute in Ireland. Now, according to the Sunday Independent, Yahoo – which the article…