Tag Archive for Google Knowledge Graph

Analysis of Brand-Related Knowledge Graph Search

In a recent post on the Moz.com blog, Dr. Peter J. Myers wrote about an apparent change that took place on the morning of July 19th that appears to be related to how Google processes Knowledge Graph entities. “My gut feeling is that Google has bumped up the volume on the Knowledge Graph, letting KG…

Google Debuts Data Highlighter: An Easy Way Into Structured Data

Structured data makes the Web go around. Search engines love it when webmasters mark up page content. Google’s rich snippets, for instance, leverages sites’ use of microdata (preferred format), or RDFa or microformats: It makes it possible to highlight in a few lines specific types of content in search results, to give users some insight about what’s…

The Semantic Link – September, 2012

On Friday, September 15, a group of Semantic Technology thought leaders from around the globe met with their host and colleague, Paul Miller, for the latest installment of the Semantic Link, a monthly podcast covering the world of Semantic Technologies. This episode includes a discussion about Big Data and Semantics, as well as some discussion…

So Long, and Thanks for All The Triples – OKG Shuts Down

I take no pleasure in being right. Earlier this week, I speculated that the Open Knowledge Graph might be scaled back or shut down. This morning, I awoke to a post by the project’s creators, Thomas Steiner and Stefan Mirea announcing the closing of the OKG. The Open Knowledge Graph was, according to its creators,…

OKG – Growing Quickly and Where To From Here?

Recently, we reported about the Open Knowledge Graph project, an effort to crowd-source a Google Knowledge Graph API. The project seems to have taken off quickly, with over 2,500,000 triples collected as of this writing (and climbing quickly). We spotted this post on Google+: The last line, about the “public non-service announcement” left us wondering…is…

Get In On CrowdSourcing An Open Knowledge Graph API

Last week The Semantic Web Blog continued its coverage of Google’s Knowledge Graph with the news of its worldwide launch for English-language users. This week we’ve learned about a paper submitted to the 1st International Workshop on Knowledge Extraction and Consolidation from Social Media (KECSM2012), which takes place in November in Boston, about work underway…

Gooey Search: Can Google Searches Be Smarter?

Facebook IPO not panning out for you? Well, there are other opportunities out there where you can get in on the ground floor for a lot less. Take a Kickstarter project dubbed Gooey Search – it’s trying to get funding of at least $125,000 by June 8 for its consumer-facing technology, based on latent semantic…