Emerging Technologies

Day Dreaming About Voice Web

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“IBM Next Five in Five” is a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years. New technology will change how people create, build and interact with information and e-commerce websites – using speech instead of text. We know this can happen because […]

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InfoMinder Alerts – 20th Oct 2008

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Some interesting links I got through my InfoMinder Alerts today. I will just add a teaser for each entry. Some of these are blogs. Others are announcements or wiki links. The Future of Enterprise Software We are at the beginning of a massive shift from client-server to web-based software in the enterprise.  This move will […]

Software - Programming, Development

The Web’s Red Pill

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I liked this video, especially the part where Harry says: It is like a red pill for the web. When you take it, all you see is triples. The true graph nature of the universe is revealed. While we are still a bit far away from that red pill, the concept of seeding a little […]

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Technology Trends – A List

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Here is a small sample of trends in software.  This is work in progress. I will keep updating it frequently. Instead of waiting till I have my full list, I thought I may just publish this crude list and get some feed back. Some trends are current (like Web 2.0) some of them are future […]

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LinkLog: Semantic Web

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Semantic Web from A Chat with Dave Beckett Semantic Web…it’s about connecting things together, about getting the jobs done If every one uses the semantic web data formats, they all connect together. I think data centric approach is better than API centric approach, because the data will live longer than APIs. The Semantic Web in […]

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LinkLog: Enhancing the semantics of your web pages

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A simple, easy to understand introductory video on RDF, triples, how to embed RDF in XHTML (known as RDFa) A triple consists of subjects, predicates, objects subjects and objects typically represent resources (people, places, events) predicates represent relationships A vocabulary provides a set of common (shared) understanding of relationships You can embed RDF triples in […]

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We Need Academic Efforts for Web Science

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A Robert Scoble interview with Tim Berners-Lee. It involves serious study. It involves research. We need to study it as a huge complex system. A few snippets: Social Web is just a subset of the larger semantic web eBay has over 21 identity systems Tim B was not sure whether the web would work He […]

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bloglet: Cognitive Assistant that Learns and Organizes

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CALO is in the news. I heard about it from Adam Cheyer about four years ago, when it was just starting. In fact, we were looking at integrating HyperScope into it some how. May still be a good idea. CALO is  a massive, four-year-old artificial-intelligence project to help computers understand the intentions of their human […]

Information, Intelligence, Knowledge

Knowledge Maps

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I was browsing through facebook today (a facebook user visited my blog and I clicked on the incoming link to take a look). I found moneylet, a social bookmarking site for financial news. There was an item on Forbes report on the wealthiest men. More interesting, there was a of Knowledge Map of Warrren Buffet. […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Links: RDF, Semantic Web Tools

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RDF 123 – A mechanism to transform spreadsheets to RDF graphs: RDF123 is an application and web service for converting data in simple spreadsheets to an RDF graph. Users control how the spreadsheet’s data is converted to RDF by constructing a graphical RDF123 template that specifies how each row in the spreadsheet is converted as […]