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Facebook and Google Seem Serious About 'Cheap Internet for All' CSR Projects - Posted October 11, 2013
When Mark Zuckerberg first announced his plans to create a free wi-fi program for the third world, quite a few responded skeptically. Was this simply a stunt designed to ... [PRNewser]

The Semantic Spin On YouTube's GeekWeek - Posted August 6, 2013
As you surely know by now, it's GeekWeek on YouTube. But in case you haven't been keeping up with every theme, today is Brainiac Tuesday, its focus on science, education and knowledge - a particularly relevant topic for readers of this blog, we think. We didn't see any particularly semantic videos pointed... [AllTwitter]

Global Corporate Networks Exposed through New Online Platform - Posted July 11, 2013
World-wide interests of US banks first to be identified [Press Release] A new online platform launched today is set to provide free and open access to global corpo... [AllTwitter]

Navigating The World Of Open Data On The Web - Posted June 14, 2013
At a session discussing open data on the web at the Semantic Technology and Business Conference last week, W3C eGov consultant Phil Archer had this to say: That in his mind and the minds of the semantic web technology business people gath... [AllTwitter]

Navigating The World Of Open Data On The Web - Posted June 14, 2013
At a session discussing open data on the web at the Semantic Technology and Business Conference last week, W3C eGov consultant Phil Archer had this to say: That in his mind and the minds of the semantic web technology business people gath... [semanticweb.com]

Twenty Years Ago Today, the Web Was Born - Posted April 30, 2013
On April 30, 1993, the software required to connect to the nascent World Wide Web was made publicly and freely available by creator Tim Berners-Lee and his employer, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN. "By making the software required t... [SocialTimes.com]

Tim Berners-Lee, Vint Cerf & Others Win First Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering - Posted March 19, 2013
According to a new article, "Louis Pouzin, Robert Kahn, Vint Cerf, Tim Berners-Lee, [and] Marc Andreessen are the joint winners of the first Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineerin... [semanticweb.com]

Tim Berners-Lee Discusses Dynamic Capabilities of HTML5, Open Web Access - Posted January 30, 2013
In a recent interview with the BBC, Sir Tim Berners-Lee described what he believes will be the dynamic future of the web. The article states, "Sir Tim Berners ... [AllTwitter]

Summary of 11th International Semantic Web Conference - Posted November 19, 2012
[caption id="attachment_33515" align="alignleft" width="300"] Big Graph Data Panelists (L to R): Mike Stonebraker, John Giannandrea, Bryan Thompson, Tim Berners- Lee, Frank Von Harmelen[/caption] Last week, the ... [semanticweb.com]

ODI Adds Jeni Tennison, Gavin Starks to Executive Team - Posted September 12, 2012
The Open Data Institute has announced that Jeni Tennison will take the role of Technical Director at the Institute and Gavin Starks will take the rol... [semanticweb.com]

Thank you, Sir (Tim Berners-Lee)! - Posted August 6, 2012
On this day, way back on August 6, 1991, Tim Berners-Lee posted a short summary... [semanticweb.com]

Tim Berners-Lee Speaks Out About Privacy & the Web - Posted April 20, 2012
Sir Tim Berners-Lee recently spoke out against UK government plans to monitor citizen's internet use, Ian Katz reports. Katz writes, "The government's controversial plans to allo... [semanticweb.com]

Linked Data on the Web Workshop at WWW 2012 - Posted April 19, 2012
This year was the 5th version of the Linked Data on the Web Workshop co-located at the World Wide Web Conference going on in Lyon, France. At this workshop, seven issues caught m... [AllTwitter]

Linked Data on the Web Workshop at WWW 2012 - Posted April 19, 2012
This year was the 5th version of the Linked Data on the Web Workshop co-located at the World Wide Web Conference going on in Lyon, France. At this workshop, seven issues caught m... [semanticweb.com]

Zuckerberg's Solo Instagram Deal | Spotify's Coca-Cola Partnership | Tumblr's New Ads - Posted April 19, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Demand Your Data From Facebook: Berners-Lee - Posted April 18, 2012
The inventor of the web, Tim Berners-Lee, is voicing his protests to a similar proposal in the U.K., calling upon Facebook users to yank their personal data from the networking site. Berners-Lee says Internet users should also demand all of their inaccessible data from Facebook, Google, and ... [AllFacebook]

Linked Data: Moving Towards Consumption - Posted March 21, 2012
Earlier this month 16 out of 42 papers were accepted for the upcoming Linked Data on the Web (LDOW) 2012 Workshop in Lyon, France in April. What might be discerned from the tenor of the submissions is something of a shift in focus in the Linked Data space, according to workshop chair... [semanticweb.com]

.data Proposal by Stephen Wolfram Gets Responses From Semantic Community - Posted January 11, 2012
It cannot be denied that Stephen Wolfram knows data. As the person behind Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha, he has been working with data -- and the computation of that data -- f... [AllTwitter]

.data Proposal by Stephen Wolfram Gets Responses From Semantic Community - Posted January 11, 2012
It cannot be denied that Stephen Wolfram knows data. As the person behind Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha, he has been working with data -- and the computation of that data -- f... [semanticweb.com]

UK to Build New Open Data Institute - Posted December 2, 2011
Katy Cowan recently reported that a new Open Data Institute is going to be established in London in order to "drive innovation and exploit the growth opportunities for the UK created by the government's ... [semanticweb.com]

International Open Government Datasets: Bring on the Semantic Search! - Posted November 2, 2011
Ten years (and change) since the publication of The Semantic Web article in Scientific American, co-author Jim Hendler says he is "very, very happy and optimistic about the state of semantic technologies and the Semantic Web." And, he notes, government has been... [semanticweb.com]

Building the Semantic Web - Posted October 24, 2011
Vuk Milicic, the author of Faviki, has written an article regarding the challenge of building a truly se... [semanticweb.com]

Catching Up With the W3C And Its Focus On the Enterprise - Posted October 6, 2011
Underway at the W3C are some major Semantic Web efforts that can have a big impact on the enterprise. One of these is about mapping relational databases to RDF. The RDB2RDF Working Group late last month issued a ... [AllTwitter]

Catching Up With the W3C And Its Focus On the Enterprise - Posted October 6, 2011
Underway at the W3C are some major Semantic Web efforts that can have a big impact on the enterprise. One of these is about mapping relational databases to RDF. The RDB2RDF Working Group late last month issued a ... [semanticweb.com]

Essential Reading on the Semantic Web - Posted April 29, 2011
A recent blog post comments on some of the best books available on the semantic web and linked data. Regarding tools and techniques, the writer suggested, "There are the classics such as ... [semanticweb.com]

Infographic: The Evolution of Web Design - Posted April 19, 2011
A new infographic depicts the evolution of web design over the last twenty years. The description states, "Can you believe that the first published website is already 20 years old? Web design has come a long way since the first website was published by Tim Bern... [semanticweb.com]

The Top 4 Myths About Semantic Web - Posted November 12, 2010
The Internet is often prone to confusion. All this immediacy and constant status updating can leave people lost when it comes to deciphering the true game changers, like Semantic Web. Will this new, smarter technology affect the way you work online? Yes. Is it all about metadata? Not exactly. Here are... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Aiming to Learn as We Do, a Machine Teaches Itself - New York Times - Posted October 4, 2010
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Have Semantic Technologies Crossed the Chasm Yet? - Posted September 17, 2010
  This article kicks off a series of interviews on Semantic Technologies in the MIT Entrepreneurship Review with industry thought leaders including Thomas Tague (Thomson Reuters), Chris Messina (Google), David Recordon (Facebook), Will Hunsinger (Evri) and Jamie Taylor (Metaweb). At first sight, the answer is yes. I recently attended the Semantic Technology Conference... [semanticweb.com]

Sir Tim Berners-Lee on future of mobile, net neutrality and privacy - Memeburn (blog) - Posted September 15, 2010
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Google Instant: Search at The Speed of Thought - Fresh Egg (blog) - Posted September 9, 2010
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The X Cloud " Operating system for the smart Internet - SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog) - Posted August 22, 2010
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Bridging the gap: How Semantic Web can move into the mainstream through SXSW - Posted August 17, 2010
Personally, I believe that the Semantic Web will become mainstream in the next few years (I actually have a bet on this with some college friends). I know that this is a strong statement, but I am confident that it will happen. Mainstream is defined in Wikipedia as “the common current of... [semanticweb.com]

Facts are sacred. Data are compelling. - The Daily Maverick - Posted August 13, 2010
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Tim Berners-Lee and Group of Boston Web Gurus Leading New MIT Class to Get ... - Xconomy - Posted June 16, 2010
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Tim Berners-Lee on Data.gov.uk, open linked data and open standards - O'Reilly Radar (blog) - Posted May 27, 2010
Gov 2.0 Expo Keynote Video and Exclusive Interview....... [semanticweb.com]

Institute of Web Science axed in public spending cuts - NetworkWorld.com - Posted May 26, 2010
The 30m Institute of Web Science (IOWS), which was announced in March this year, has been dumped in a bid to slash public spending costs. The institute, which was to be headed up by founder of the web Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Professor Nigel Shadbolt, would have been jointly... [semanticweb.com]

Why They Can't See It - The Pew Survey - Posted May 5, 2010
Today the Pew Center released a survey regarding the future of the Semantic Web. More than half of those responded didn’t think that the vision associated with the Semantic Web would be realized – that’s a startling conclusion, really. It’s even more remarkable given the fact that those who responded negatively... [semanticweb.com]

Tim Berners-Lee: new Web tech will open new opportunities - TechJournal South - Posted April 30, 2010
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Put Your Desktop in the Cloud to Support the Open Government Directive and Data.gov/semantic - Posted April 19, 2010
Disclaimer:  This article does not reflect the views of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and does not constitute endorsement by the EPA of the standards or products mentioned. A Semantic Cloud Computing Desktop/Mobile Apps with Linked Open Data consists of the following: A database of "things" referenced by URL's (e.g. ... [semanticweb.com]

NYT, Wolters Kluwer Germany and Semantic Universe Sponsor Triplification ... - Earthtimes (press release) - Posted March 31, 2010
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Rulers of the Cloud: A Multi-Tenant Semantic Cloud is Forming & EMC Knows that ... - ReadWriteWeb (blog) - Posted March 31, 2010
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UK sets up 30M Web 3.0 institute with Tim Berners-Lee at its helm - Science Business (blog) - Posted March 25, 2010
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Could Google Become the Semantic Web? - Posted February 21, 2010
"Describing the Semantic Web as a “Web of data” is not too helpful for most people, I have learned."  There’s a lot of talk about it, but for most Web users, the idea described in 1981 by Tim Berners-Lee means little. A number of experts and forward thinking companies do care though,... [semanticweb.com]

Tim Berners-Lee and Nigel Shadbolt were involved in Data.gov.uk - The Guardian (blog) - Posted January 20, 2010
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Sir Tim Berners-Lee Speaks at MIT on Open Data and Social Media (He's Frustrated) - ResourceShelf (blog) - Posted January 13, 2010
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Web guru Berners-Lee highlights open data - Mass High Tech - Posted January 11, 2010
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Five fearless predictions for the smart business of the 2010s - SmartPlanet.com (blog) - Posted December 28, 2009
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2009 in review: Tech buzzwords - V3.co.uk - Posted December 26, 2009
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ReadWriteWeb Interview With Tim Berners-Lee, Part 1: Linked Data - ReadWriteWeb (blog) - Posted December 25, 2009
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Sir Tim Berners-Lee urges industry to realise the benefits of shared data - Computing - Posted December 10, 2009
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Top 10 Semantic Web Products of 2009 - ReadWriteWeb (blog) - Posted December 2, 2009
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Tim Berners-Lee: Machine-readable Web is still a pipe dream - GCN.com - Posted October 30, 2009
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Tim Berners-Lee to Hollywood: Move from "Channels" to Random Access - Beet.TV (blog) - Posted October 14, 2009
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Sir Tim Berners-Lee: The Semantic Web Has Arrived and the Obama Administration ... - Beet.TV (blog) - Posted October 9, 2009
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Smart search - Primal Fusion - CanadianBusiness.com - Posted September 22, 2009
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Government 2.0 - Where policy & technology meet up - IDM.net.au - Posted September 17, 2009
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ReviewCam: OpenCalais -- "Semantic Plumbing" - InformationWeek - Posted September 9, 2009
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oeGOV: Open Government through Semantic Web Technologies - Posted September 1, 2009
Enabling Data Independence for Government Transparency by Ralph Hodgson, CTO, TopQuadrant, Inc. Open Government has become a popular theme, both in the U.S. and other countries.  With “Transparency” gaining momentum, increasing categories and amounts of government data are becoming available on the web.  In the U.S., an impetus for this was Barrack... [semanticweb.com]

Enterprise Web 2.0 - ZDNet - Posted August 5, 2009
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ReadWriteWeb Interview With Tim Berners-Lee, Part 2: Search ... - ReadWriteWeb - Posted July 9, 2009
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ReadWriteWeb Interview With Tim Berners-Lee, Part 1: Linked Data - ReadWriteWeb - Posted July 8, 2009
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Tim Berners-Lee gives first insight into government data plan - Computing - Posted June 24, 2009
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UK Government Moves to Put Data on the Web - Posted June 10, 2009
Today, 10th if June, the Office of the Prime Minister in the UK announced that Tim Berners-Lee will help drive opening of access to Government data on the web over the coming months. The announcement is an important step in helping to fulfill the vision... [semanticweb.com]

Carving a place in the enterprise for Semantic Technology by getting past the semantics of semantic - Posted June 1, 2009
Semantic Technologies have much to offer today’s successful business, with regulatory, operational and economic forces combining to require that timely and accurate data from across the enterprise be available on demand and at the point of need. Clear benefits are often disguised, though, by obscure language, serious misconceptions about what ‘the... [semanticweb.com]

The Future of Search and the Intelligent Web, From Vulcan ... - Xconomy - Posted June 1, 2009
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Internet's Inventor Gets Top Webby Award - Posted May 27, 2009
The guy who created this thing we now take for granted, you know, the thing that makes it possible for me to write this and for you to read this -- the Internet. Well, in what is probably the best thing to happen to him since he was knighted in 2004,... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Linked Data is Blooming: Why You Should Care - ReadWriteWeb - Posted May 18, 2009
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Bringing Semantic Technologies to Enterprise Data - Posted April 24, 2009
World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee declared the Semantic Web ‘open for business’ in 2008, celebrating the ratification of the SPARQL query specification by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C); the organisation of which he is Director. “I think we’ve got all the pieces to be able to go ahead... [semanticweb.com]

From Mary Sue to Magnificent Bastards: TV Tropes and Spontaneous Linked Data - Kurt Cagle - Posted April 1, 2009
"Bella was such a Mary Sue!" my teenager said in disgust after she got home from seeing the movie Twilight. "Mary Sue?" "Yeah, you know, she was like this little too perfect girl. Talk about epic fail!" she replied heading upstairs. "I promised my cosplay group I'd IM them when I got back... [semanticweb.com]

The Web's future is a matter of semantics - Georgia Straight - Posted March 25, 2009
The Web's fu... [semanticweb.com]

Endeca sticks to what it does best - Ovum - Posted March 25, 2009
Endeca sticks to what it does ... [semanticweb.com]

What's the Point Of Search? - Mediapost.com - Posted March 18, 2009
What'... [semanticweb.com]

Berners-Lee: Semantic Web will have privacy built-in - ZDNet UK - Posted March 12, 2009
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Harnessing tsunami of information for efficient use - InTech - Posted March 6, 2009
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Semantic Web-based E-Commerce: Webmasters, Get Ready! - Posted February 9, 2009
Executive Summary Within the past few months, the Semantic Web has become something any Webmaster must take serious, because the key components are ready for production usage, and there are tangible benefits: With GoodRelations, there is now a standard vocabulary for e-commerce, RDFa provides a stable syntax ... [semanticweb.com]

Agent Based Semantic Web - Posted January 21, 2009
— GEORGE RZEVSKI, PETR SKOBELEVThe Internet is a vast digital network of computers spreading around the globe. In 2008 the number of people connected to the Internet via servers, desktops and various mobile devices reached 1,463,632,361, which represents 21.9% of population of the world. One could argue that a quarter of all... [semanticweb.com]

Social Graphology | Online Communities and the Small Business - Posted December 4, 2007
In a recent blog post, Tim Berners-Lee, Director of the World Wide Web Consortium, wrote about a new paradigm. In the early days of the internet it was the computers and the wires that were important; more recently it was the documents that were the important things, the centres of focus... [semanticweb.com]

Moving the Internet Inside with Semantic Technologies - Posted November 13, 2007
The vast majority of today’s enterprise applications owe their genesis to a period very different from today. Even the most apparently innovative share perhaps unnecessary heritage with their ancestors, preventing them from fully exploiting the potential of an ever-more connected world. The increased ubiquity of high speed access to the Internet... [semanticweb.com]

Technology Review - Tabulator Firefox Extension - Posted October 2, 2007
Did you ever notice how many Semantic Web applications are so focused on providing graph views? Sure, graphing makes sense from the third sentence in any RDF tutorial you read. The basic building blocks of information: objects, predicates and subjects come together to form triples DNA. From this, all knowledge springs... [semanticweb.com]

The Semantic Web as a Large, Searchable Catalogue: A Librarian s Perspective - Posted October 1, 2007
— DEAN GIUSTINI, ALLAN CHOSome information observers have suggested that Web 2.0's rise has been due to software applications, while it is becoming increasingly obvious to futurists that the Semantic Web will be defined by services. How those services will be developed and leveraged to bring order to the Web is central... [semanticweb.com]

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