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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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Aylien Takes Text Analytics API To New Audience

By   /  May 2, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino You may have heard about Aylien awhile back, when it was trying to carve a niche as a consumer products company that used its text analysis API to inform its delivery of articles via a news reader interface to the masses. It’s changed tactics since then: Now the company — which recently […]

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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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8 Projects at NUI Galway to Receive €1M in Funding

By   /  May 28, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Marie Madden of the Galway Independent reports, “Eight projects at NUI Galway are to receive over €1m in funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI).”

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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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Could Galway Become Europe's Silicon Valley?

By   /  December 20, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

NUI Galway recently discussed the possibility of Galway becoming the European equivalent of Silicon Valley.

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Linked Data: Moving Towards Consumption

By   /  March 21, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, NoSQL News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Earlier this month 16 out of 42 papers were accepted for the upcoming Linked Data on the Web (LDOW) 2012 Workshop in Lyon, France in April. What might be discerned from the tenor of the submissions is something of a shift in focus in the Linked Data space, according to workshop chair Dr. Michael Hausenblas, […]

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Cisco Signs a €500,000 Deal with Ireland’s DERI

By   /  February 25, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Cisco has signed a deal with the Digital Enterprise Research Institute at Irish university NUI Galway “to create the next wave of enterprise social networking tools for the workplace of tomorrow.” The deal is estimated at €500,000: €400,000 for the further development of Cisco Quad, an “enterprise social networking and collaboration platform,” and €100,000 for a strategic research project entitled “Advances in Real-Time Data Integration.”

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