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What’s Real In Personalized Mobile Healthcare

By   /  December 19, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino News came this week that a man accused of defrauding a financial group out of close to a million dollars around an investment in a fictional mobile medical device tablet is scheduled to sign a plea agreement admitting that he committed mail fraud. The man, Howard Leventhal, had been promoting the Star […]

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Tracking World Hunger With Linked Data Service

By   /  October 11, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

This week the United Nations revised its findings of three years ago that more than 1 billion people worldwide were going hungry. In its 2012 State of Food Insecurity in the World report, it revised its figures of undernourished people to closer to 870 million, about the same as it is today, according to reports. […]

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Datasets Addition Promising Extension For Schema.Org

By   /  July 11, 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

A call for comments is out for a proposal for a ‘Datasets‘ addition to schema.org, via the W3C’s Web Schemas task force group that is used by the schema.org project to collaborate with the wider community. The proposal extending schema.org for describing datasets and data catalogs introduces three new types, with associated properties, as follows: […]

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Closing In On A Million Open Government Data Sets

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A million data sets. That’s the number of government data sets out there on the web that we have closed in on. “The question is, when you have that many, how do you search for them, find them, coordinate activity between governments, bring in NGOs,” says James A. Hendler, Tetherless World Senior Constellation Professor, Department […]

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Elsevier Competition Results in Some New Apps For Sciverse — And Science

By   /  November 4, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Get ready for some new apps for Elsevier’s Sciverse framework. Last year Elsevier, which has one of the largest vaults of scientific data in the world, launched its Sciverse Applications module. This provided a way for researchers and scientists to develop and share customized solutions that improve search and discovery of its wealth of integrated […]

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Heads Up To Computational Biologists: Go Semantic and Go Further With Your Data

By   /  July 13, 2011  /  BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The GO Browse Genomic Data Browser application that took top honors at the recent Tetherless World Constellation hackathon, co-sponsored by Elsevier, should shortly be available as a live demo. It’s on the to-do list for Jim McCusker, the PhD student at TWC and part-time software developer at the Yale University School of Medicine who created […]

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Let Freedom Ring — Or Maybe Not So Much?

By   /  July 1, 2011  /  BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Vironevaeh As we get ready to celebrate the July 4 holiday here in the States, there’s a lot to cheer for about how the Semantic Web can be a force for good when it comes to creating an informed and empowered populace upon which democracy depends. Examples of this include the work being […]

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A Semantic Web Founding Father Explains Why Americans Should Care About Keeping Open Government Data Alive

By   /  April 5, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

There’s still no official word on how much peril open government data initiatives such as Data.gov may be in. And perhaps to many Americans, the hand-wringing they’ve heard about funding cuts in this area seem trivial when the country is looking at the U.S. public debt nearing its statutory ceiling of about $14.3 trillion. After […]

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