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By Martijn Linssen on August 2, 2012
[Image by RIA Novosti] Brenda Michelson triggered me into a small conversation on pubsub – of course I did a quick search and analysis via my Twitter search tools and learned that it’s been mentioned 91 times in the past week, the vast majority of which seem to be treating the word sub as in [...]
By Paul Miller on May 17, 2012
With Facebook’s IPO just around the corner, the timing of Google’s latest press blitz should probably be regarded with a healthy dose of suspicion, but the unveiling of the Knowledge Graph is an important step in Google’s journey — and a reaffirmation of values diluted by recent dalliances in social networking. Writing for The Atlantic, Alexis [...]
By Paul Miller on April 13, 2012
Computer rendering of the Chicago Spire. This is not the current design as of July 12, 2008. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) We have become accustomed to the simple yet all-powerful search box. ‘Advanced’ search options and arcane query syntaxes have largely been replaced by the learned behaviour of throwing some words at Google*, ignoring the sponsored [...]
By Paul Miller on January 26, 2011
Image via Wikipedia The second of my monthly columns just went up on semanticweb.com. This month, I take a quick look at an intriguing partnership between supercomputer titan Cray and a group of established semantic technology companies. To what extent do (very) big machines with loads of RAM figure in the continuing roll-out of enterprise-grade [...]
By Chirag Mehta on January 21, 2011
Drupal is widely recognized as a great content management system, but we strongly believe that Drupal offers a lot more than that – a framework, a platform, and a set of technology – to build and run enterprise applications, specifically on the cloud. This post is an attempt to explore the benefits and potential of Drupal on the cloud.
By Krishnan Subramanian on July 18, 2010
Since we saw Google acquire a Semantic Web company on friday, I thought I will share a neat documentary made by Kate Ray, a recently graduated NYU Journalism/Psychology student. It has interviews with some of the thought leaders in the field. The original video can be found here.
By Krishnan Subramanian on July 16, 2010
Today, Google shocked the pundit world by announcing that they have bought Metaweb, the company behind one of the largest structured database Freebase. Over time we’ve improved search by deepening our understanding of queries and web pages. The web isn’t merely words—it’s information about things in the real world, and understanding the relationships between real-world [...]