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Coming Up for Air and Diving Into Catalyst 2012

by Darin Stewart  |  August 8, 2012  |  2 Comments

For the past few weeks I’ve been immersed in work on open innovation, linked data and expertise sharing.  I’ve managed to sneak out a couple of related blog posts during that time but most of my effort has be focused on writing a new research report, “Radical Openness: Profiting from data you didn’t create, people […]

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Google’s Knowledge Graph: Yeah, that’s the Semantic Web (sort of)

by Darin Stewart  |  May 17, 2012  |  2 Comments

Google is about to get a whole lot more useful. Yesterday, the search titan announced the “Knowledge Graph” a functional enhancement that attempts to provide actual information about the subject of your query rather than just a list of links. This might be helpful, but the really interesting bit is the part about the graph. […]

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Leveraging Expertise Beyond The Enterprise

by Darin Stewart  |  May 8, 2012  |  Comments Off

I recently received an invitation to attend the VIVO Implementation Fest being held this month in Boulder Colorado. VIVO is an open source, expertise discovery platform for the semantic web. It enables the discovery of research and scholarship across disciplinary and administrative boundaries including across institutions. It does this through interlinked public, profiles of people […]

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Schema.org: Webmaster One-Stop or Linked Data Land Grab?

by Darin Stewart  |  June 4, 2011  |  6 Comments

Yesterday, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! jointly announced schema.org, a new service intended to “create and support a common vocabulary for structured data markup on web pages.”  The idea is to provide a library of vocabularies that can be used in conjunction with the W3C HTML Microdata format to embed machine-readable data into webpages in a […]

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When does “Semantic” really mean Semantic?

by Darin Stewart  |  March 11, 2011  |  4 Comments

It is a great irony of the Semantic Web, which is predicated on the notion of  explicit and unambiguous meaning, that no one can quite agree on what we mean by “semantic.” The fallback position is to simply point at the technology stack defined by W3C and say that anything taking advantage of those tools […]

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