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Structured Data In The Spotlight At The New York Times

By   /  May 21, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino In the winter of 2012, The New York Times began its implementation of the schema.org compatible version of rNews, a standard for embedding machine-readable publishing metadata into HTML documents, to improve the quality and appearance of its search results, as well as generate more traffic through algorithmically generated links. The semantic markup […]

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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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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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A Tale of Agile Development… of a Standard

By   /  December 14, 2012  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Some in the Semantic Technology community have pointed out that from a development perspective, Semantic Technologies are well suited for an agile approach to programming, and we will be discussing that idea more in future here at SemanticWeb.com. Today, however, we’re taking a look at some novel thoughts on agile development of a standard, thanks […]

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Catching Up With rNews At NYC SemTech

By   /  October 16, 2012  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

What’s the latest news about rNews ? Attendees at the SemTech event in NYC Tuesday had a chance to find out. “The future of rNews 1.0 is rNews .1.1,” said Stuart Myles, deputy director of schema standards at the Associated Press who also heads up the International Press Telecommunications’ Council’s Semantic Web work. At next […]

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Schema.org, Wikidata, Google Knowledge Graph – Two Great Causes and a Symptom

By   /  June 12, 2012  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

I was toying with another title for this post – Yet Another Perfect Storm, but I think that particular metaphor (although appropriate here) has been somewhat over done.  So what sparked this one then? I am on the long flight back from the Semantic Tech & Business Conference in San Francisco to the good ol’ […]

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Dynamic Semantic Publishing for News Organizations

By   /  May 31, 2012  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Paul Wilton was Technical and development lead for semantic publishing at BBC News and Sport Online during the 2010 World Cup.  Currently he is the Technical architect at Ontoba.  In this interview, a supplement to “Dynamic Semantic Publishing for Beginners”, Paul describes the current landscape for DSP as it applies to news organizations. Q. Are […]

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Smart Ad Sophistication Lacking in News Industry, To Its Peril

By   /  March 22, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism State of the News Media 2012 report was just published, and among the findings is that efforts by most top news sites to monetize the web in their own right are still limited. Few news companies, it reports, “have made much progress in some key new […]

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The Semantic Web Has Gone Mainstream! Wanna Bet?

By   /  March 13, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

In 2005, I started learning about the so-called Semantic Web. It wasn’t till 2008, the same year I started my PhD, that I finally understood what the Semantic Web was really about. At the time, I made a $1000 bet with 3 college buddies that the Semantic Web would be mainstream by the time I […]

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