Tag Archive for Yahoo!

Where Schema.org Is At: A Chat With Google’s R.V. Guha

by Jennifer Zaino Interested in how schema.org has trended in the last couple of years since its birth? If you were at The International Semantic Web Conference event in Sydney a couple of weeks back, you may have caught Google Fellow Ramanathan V. Guha — the mind behind schema.org — present a keynote address about…

Teenager Nick D'Aloisio is Changing the Way We Read

Seth Stevenson of The Wall Street Journal recently wrote, “Upon hearing, in March of this year, reports that a 17-year-old schoolboy had sold a piece of software to Yahoo! for $30 million, you might well have entertained a few preconceived notions about what sort of child this must be.”

NoSQL Job of the Day: Senior Platforms Developer

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by Angela Guess Yahoo! is looking for a Senior Platforms Developer in Sunnyvale, CA. According to the post, “The Yahoo! Media properties are leaders in their categories, reaching hundreds of millions of users monthly with world-class editorial, innovative tools and technologies, industry-leading games, and the most-watched original video series on the Web.  Come help drive…

UPDATE: The Semantic Web Has Killed SEO. Long Live SEO.

[UPDATE: This panel has a new panelist! Mike Arnesen, SEO Team Manager of SwellPath will participate in New York.] by Eric Franzon On October 3 at the New York Semantic Technology & Business Conference (#SemTechBiz), a panel of experts will tackle the issue of how Semantic Web technologies are rapidly changing the landscape of Search…

Microsoft, Nokia, and What this Means for Yahoo!

by Eric Franzon David Amerland, author of Google Semantic Search and speaker at the upcoming Semantic Technology & Business Conference in New York, has given his take on Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s Devices & Services division. In his analysis, he talks about the Semantic Web and how the company that stands to lose the most…

Data Job of the Day: Applied Scientist

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by Angela Guess Yahoo! Is looking for an Applied Scientist in Sunnyvale, CA. According to the post, “The Content & Personalization Science group in Yahoo! Labs division is looking for scientists to work on a broad set of real-world practical problems of massive size that have direct business impact. The successful candidate will be expected…

At SemTechBiz, Knowledge Graphs Are Everywhere

Sing along with me to this classic hit from 1980: “Knowledge graphs are everywhere; They’re everywhere; My mind describes them to me.” Our Daughter’s Wedding’s song Lawn Chairs. But it’s a good description of some of the activity at the Semantic Technology & Business Conference this week, which saw Google, Yahoo and Wikidata chatting up…

Libraries: Time To Take Your Place On The Web Of Data

At The Semantic Technology and Business conference in San Francisco Monday, OCLC technology evangelist Richard Wallis broke the news that Content-negotiation was implemented for the publication of Linked Data for WorldCat resources. Last June, WorldCat.org began publishing Linked Data for its bibliographic treasure trove, a global catalog of more than 290 million library records and some…