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Trick or Treat: A Semantic Grab Bag Of Entertainment For the Occasion

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

It’s that spooky time of year again. With a happy Halloween to all, we present a selection of Halloween entertainment to dive into between answering the door for trick-or-treaters, or whenever you might like to have a little scarefest. They all come courtesy of searches done on some of the web’s semantically-enabled platforms. Movies, from […]

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Data in Politics

By   /  October 15, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Alex Kantrowitz of Forbes recently discussed the role of data and data modeling in politics. He writes, “Earlier this year, the Obama campaign posted a job ad which asked qualified data scientists to apply to join the President’s reelection effort. ‘Using statistical predictive modeling,’ the ad stated, ‘modeling analysts are charged with predicting the behavior […]

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Picking the President: Twindex, Twitris Track Social Media Electorate

By   /  August 3, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The U.S. is a mere three months away from choosing who will be its leader for the next four years. The semantic web is a supporting player in the action. This week, of course, saw the debut of the Twitter Political Index (Twindex), a joint effort between Twitter, Topsy, and the Mellman Group and NorthStar […]

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Leaving the Politics Out of Data Governance

By   /  June 27, 2011  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Rob Armstrong recently wrote about the need to leave politics out of data governance. Armstrong begins, “Often times, people in business are accused of ‘playing politics’ or having a political agenda. More often than not, that means that they are acting in their own self interest as opposed to the greater good […]

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