DBpedia 3.9 is up and going. Word came today from Christian Bizer and Christopher Sahnwaldt that the new release boasts an overall increase in the number of concepts in the English edition from 3.7 to 4 million things, thanks to being based on updated Wikipedia dumps from the spring of 2013. Other numbers to impress:
Instagram. Tumblr. Pinterest. The web in 2012 is a tremendously visual place, and yet, “visual media still as dumb today as it was 20 years ago,” says Todd Carter, founder and CEO of Tagasauris. It doesn’t have to be that way, and Tagasauris has put its money on changing the state of things. Why is […]
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 […]
Mike Bergman reports that the latest UMBEL release includes schema.org and GeoNames support.
The schema.org official blog has announced support for enumerated lists. Adding this support allows developers using schema.org to use selected externally maintained vocabularies in their schema.org markup. According to the W3C-hosted schema.org WebSchemas wiki, “This is in addition to the existing extension mechanisms we support, and the general ability to include whatever markup you like […]
We recently reported on the New York Times new testing and collaboration platform, beta620. A recent article reports that, “An interesting Semantic Web experiment went live this week [on beta620] called Longitude.”
Today we turn the spotlight on Civet, a new product from Knowledge Hives to be presented by Sebastian Ryszard Kruz and Arkadius Kwosa.
A recent article discusses “why we link.”
The Linked Open Copac Archives Hub (LOCAH) Project recently announced “the release of http://data.archiveshub.ac.uk, the first Linked Data set produced by the LOCAH project.”
We recently reported on the new release of LinkedGeoData. In other geo data news, a recent blog post on GeoNames reports, “Improving the way GeoNames handles historical names is a popular feature request.”