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Posts tagged "Open Calais"

Examining the Linked Data opportunity; the case of Higher Education

Image via Wikipedia Regardless of where you stand on some of the questions of detail with respect to the Linked Data meme, it’s clear that significant enthusiasm is being marshalled behind both the concept and the opportunities that it promises. Dion Hinchcliffe looks at some of the means by which enterprise data can be more...

Thomson Reuters turns to FedEx and DHL to boot-strap their Cloud of Data

Image by perspikace via Flickr Thomson Reuters‘ Open Calais team have clearly been busy, with several announcements at the Semantic Technology Conference here in San Jose. On 15 June the company rolled out version 4.1 of Open Calais, embracing Spanish language content and the notion of ‘social tags;’ “OpenCalais is a great semantic data extraction...

Berkman Center unveils fascinating insight into media trends, with a little Semantic Web goodness from Calais under the hood

Image via Wikipedia Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society unveiled their Media Cloud research tool today, bringing Semantic Web goodness from Thomson Reuters’ Calais and affordably scalable Cloud oomph from Amazon Web Services together in powering exploration of a fascinating topic. As the press release notes, “Media Cloud was conceived by Berkman Fellow...

Talking about Data and the Cloud at TTI/Vanguard, San Diego

I’ve been in San Diego this week, attending an excellent TTI/Vanguard event on Cloud Computing. I’m just about to stand up for my presentation, a copy of which I’ve uploaded to Slideshare. The audience is senior, and easily one of the most engaged I’ve come across for a while. After a ten minute grace period,...

Linked Data and the Enterprise: a viable two-way street

In a pair of blog posts yesterday, Andreas Blumauer of Austria’s Semantic Web Company touched on an area that has been absorbing my attention recently, and raised some questions worth exploring here. I am travelling to San Diego next week to speak about the importance of evolving Enterprise attitudes to data. Borrowing some nice turns...

Bringing the Semantic Web to Museums

Image via Wikipedia On the face of it, there surely can’t be many places more ready for the Semantic Web than the world’s great museums. Vast quantities of richly structured data describing visually compelling objects that people already flock to see? A raison d’etre that is about sharing information and enhancing understanding? A tradition, stretching...