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2015: Envisioning The Year Ahead, Part 1

By   /  December 29, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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. […]

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2014 Year In Review: Thanks For The Good Times, Part 1

By   /  December 23, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino As has been our tradition these last few years, The Semantic Web Blog steps back for experts in it and in related spaces to give us their opinion of the highlights of 2014. Here is Part 1: Vladimir Alexiev, OntotextData and Ontology Management Lead: Strong interest and commitment by the Cultural Heritage […]

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Bill McDaniel, a Star in the Semantic Cosmos, Winks Out but Shines On

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This guest post comes to us from John Breslin. Thanks to John for allowing us to re-post this tribute, which originally appeared in his LinkedIn stream. This post was modified at 5:24 ET] It is with deep regret that I learned this week of the passing of my good friend, colleague and StreamGlider […]

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A Semantic Lift For Social Journalism

By   /  July 15, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Everyone’s heard about the concept of citizen journalism. But what about social semantic journalism? As The Semantic Web Blog initially reported here, a NUI Galway project focusing on social semantic journalism recently received funding from Science Foundation Ireland, and Dr. Bahareh R. Heravi, Postdoctoral Researcher and Work Group Lead, Digital Humanities and Journalism, at NUI’s […]

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Getting Europe Into The App Economy

By   /  May 29, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

In the United States, the app economy, as of late 2012, had created close to 530,000 jobs and served as a significant economic driver for a number of states. A study released by CTIA-The Wireless Association and the Application Developers Alliance, dubbed The Geography of the App Economy, reported more than 2.4 million apps available on more […]

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Semantic Tech Outlook: 2013

By   /  January 2, 2013  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

In recent blogs we’ve discussed where semantic technologies have gone in 2012, and a bit about where they will go this year (see here, here and here). Here are some final thoughts from our panel of semantic web experts on what to expect to see as the New Year rings in: John Breslin,lecturer at NUI […]

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Good-Bye to 2012: A Look Back At The Year In Semantic Tech, Part 1

By   /  December 26, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

As we close out 2012, we’ve asked some semantic tech experts to give us their take on the year that was. Was Big Data a boon for the semantic web, or is the opportunity to capitalize on the connection still pending? Is structured data on the web not just the future but the present? What […]

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StreamGlider iPad News Reader App Will Evolve To Help Businesses Correlate Diverse Data Sets

By   /  April 5, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The latest version of the StreamGlider iPad news reader app for providing consumers with topic-oriented streams of information debuted this week. It brought with it the capability to limit hashtag or keyword searches in a Twitter, YouTube, or Flickr frame to a local area and turn on geo-awareness at the user’s request. But the bigger […]

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StreamGlider iPad News-Reader App Touts Mixed Media and Multi-View Modes

By   /  December 22, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More  /  No Comments

StreamGlider, which we first covered here, made its debut yesterday. The iPad news and social reader application in its initial version debuts sans the location-aware and some of the more heavy-duty semantic topic stream smarts discussed in that piece, but newly named StreamGlider Inc. CEO Bill McDaniel – also CEO of SemantiStar, which developed the […]

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