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Posts tagged "Thomson Reuters"

Strata Conference 2011, Day 2 Keynotes

Day 2, and after yesterday’s tutorials the conference is really getting going. Here’s a stream of consciousness from the morning’s keynotes at this sold-out event.

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...

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...

Semantic Web Gang podcast for January talks about Linked Data and Thomson Reuters

One of the podcasts I do is called the Semantic Web Gang. It’s a monthly round-table, which I chair (in the loosest sense of the word!). The first show of the year was recorded yesterday, and just went up on the Semantic Web Gang site. Have a listen, to hear the Gang and I talk...

Even in an Architecture of Participation, Thomson Reuters believes Content can be King

I write about Thomson Reuters‘ release of Calais 4.0 over on ZDNet today, and wanted to use this post to explore some of the broader context within which Calais should increasingly be considered. As well as linking to ‘usual suspects’ in the Linked Data space such as the CIA Factbook, GeoNames, DBpedia, Musicbrainz and the...