Tag Archive for Open Graph

Semantic Tech Lends A Hand To Thanksgiving Holiday Sales

Retailers are pushing holiday shopping deals earlier and earlier each year, but for many consumers the Thanksgiving weekend still signals the official start of the gift-buying season. With that in mind, we present some thoughts on how the use of semantic technology may impact your holiday shopping this year. Pinterest has gained a reputation as…

MindMeld Makes Context Count In Search

MindMeld – you may know the term best from StarTrek and those fun-loving Vulcan practices. But it lives too at Expect Labs, as an app that listens to and understands conversations and finds relevant information within them, and as an API that lets developers create apps that leverage contextually-driven search and discovery – and may…

Open The Door To Bringing Linked Data To Real-World Projects

Linked Data: Structured Data on the Web is now available in a soft-cover edition. The book, authored by David Wood, Marsha Zaidman, Luke Ruth, and Michael Hausenblas, and with a forward by Tim Berners-Lee, aims to give mainstream developers without previous experience with Linked Data practical techniques for integrating it into real-world projects, focusing on…

Facebook Graph Search: What's It To Ya?

A new survey is just out reporting on how people are using Facebook. Just over 300 users were randomly selected by Stone Temple Consulting to gain some insight into Facebook feature awareness. While not a definitive study (nor is it touted as one), one finding of interest to Semantic Web Blog readers is this: Below…

Reason To Be Thankful: Being Named A Fast-Growing Tech Company

It’s got to be a happy Thanksgiving for a number of tech companies that made their way to Deloitte’s recently-released Technology Fast 500. The 2013 ranking of the fastest-growing tech companies based in North America also has something to show for anyone who’s doubted that there’s money to be made taking advantage of semantic and…

Take A Peek At Some Semantic Halloween Treats

How can the semantic web help you participate in and celebrate Halloween this year? We trolled around and came up with a few ideas: * Still haven’t found just the right costume yet for tonight’s festivities (for you, that is – we’re sure the kids have had theirs planned for some time). Perhaps you’re thinking…

Search Engine Yandex Gets More Personal, And More Semantic, Too

Search engine Yandex this week added personalization capabilities for Eastern European users’ search results. It analyses their online behavior including their search history, clicks on search results, and language preferences for its suggestions. Kaliningrad is the name of the latest edition of Yandex’ personalized search engine. It uses that information to make suggestions and rank search…