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Wow, what a year! This post marks the one year anniversary of publishing Industrial IoT top news, trends and highlights, and we wanted to dedicate a recap post to our favorite articles throughout the past year. In particular, a lot of attention has been paid to the happenings in precis...
By Katie Kennedy CTOvision's Bob Gourley is the keynote speaker at the event: "Best of Breed: How to Achieve ABAC Today!" The event is on March 24 at the Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. from 7:30 am to 1:45 pm. Explore how to achieve Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) from the best o...
Earlier this week, Gigaom announced their latest event; Structure Intelligence. “In the past year we’ve seen massive growth in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and deep learning. Our own Derrick Harris has been covering this area for years and we have decided it’s time to give this rapidly...
Much of what’s covered in our blog has to do with cloud hosting and the culture developing around it. We’ve explored the effect the strategy has had on medical research. We’ve also looked at how the IT approach is used in education. The Internet of Things, also known as Web 3.0, is a s...
If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it at least two or three times: computers involve too much manual labor. All this clicking of buttons and pushing the mouse around and plugging in physical objects with physical cords, it’s just absolutely exhausting. In fact, my doctor says it’s why I h...
Astra Connect, by SES Broadband Services, is to be used by French ISP Connexion Verte to launch Cverte, a new and innovative 20Mbps competitive satellite Internet service available across France. The new service allows for unlimited downloads at night and has adaptable service plans th...
Tuesday 10 December, 2013 The all-volunteer Apache Software Foundation (ASF) develops, stewards, and incubates over 200 Open Source projects and initiatives, many of which power mission-critical applications in financial services, aerospace, publishing, big data, government, hea...
I wrote a guest post for GigaOm on iBeacons in which I detailed how Apple is going to embrace Internet of Things and dump NFC. I also detailed about significance of iBeacons in indoor location based services and in-store marketing. Google is betting on NFC, but Apple is moving forward ...
New York, NY, October 30, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Agriya released the new version of its vacation rental software. Agriya announces a mega upgrade of its next generation vacation rental software – Burrow. It has become the most advance vacation rental software, which is empowered wit...
At Temple University’s symposium in honor of the inauguration of the University’s new president, on Oct. 18, 2013. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly....
By Kevin T. SmithOver the last few years, we have witnessed a substantial amount of buzz about Big Data, and we have seen the large-scale adoption of Big Data analytics solutions. Organizations are collecting and analyzing massive amounts of data in a way that most were unable to do te...
Kevin Ford from the Library of Congress is talking about BIBFRAME, which he describes as a replacement for MARC and a rethinking of the entire ecosystem. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasi...
By Ryan KamauffJust saw a post at Semantic Web that captured the MarkLogic vision from their MarkLogic World conference. Check it out At SemanticWeb here. Here is a short excerpt: Last month at its MarkLogic World 2013 conference, the enterprise NoSQL database platform provider talked ...
By Marcus Williams Today’s cyber news we are tracking: 3D printing facial implant, Receiving online orders in less than 15 minutes, AV world rankings, and more. Technology has reinvented itself again. A British restaurant manager was diagnose with a cancerous tumor growing on the...
I’m at a workshop on annotation at Harvard. Philip Desenne is giving one of the keynotes. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly. Not running a spellpchec...
In our TRANSFORM e-magazine series we focus on the different needs of different vertical industries, like Government and E-Health for the first two issues, and now the media sector for the third installment. This third issue will be headlined by an interview with the technology leaders...
I’m not sure how I came into possession of a copy of The Indexer, a publication by the Society of Indexers, but I thoroughly enjoyed it despite not being a professional indexer. Or, more exactly, because I’m not a professional indexer. It brings me joy to watch experts operate at level...
Miami, FL, December 08, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Streamline Solutions LLC opted out of the great device-agnostic versus device-aware responsive web design (RWD) debate by combining the advantages and avoiding the pratfalls of both in the front-end development of their recently launched "...
By ChrisScott Last week I visited an engineering company in Portland, Oregon called Thetus Corporation (they focus on delivering capabilities for model-enabled analysis). I had seen/heard of Thetus before (via In-Q-Tel events) and have long been intrigued by their ability to turn probl...
Natural language processing and sentiment analysis to strengthen multichannel customer experience Paris and Reading 8 November 2012: Eptica, a leading provider of Multi channel Customer Interaction software, today announced the acquisition of multilingual semantic search engine and sen...
Dave Duggal is the Founder and CEO of Consilience International, a NYC-based technology firm creating the Ideate framework. We connected on a Linkedin thread when I posted a link to an old article of mine I had stumbled across, one where I suggested what was considered the Cloud then w...
I’m at an event put on by Sogeti, in Bussum, about 30 km outside of Amsterdam. Sogeti is a technology consulting company of about 20,000 people. Last night on the way to a dinner event, Michiel Boreel the CTO, explained that the company markets itself in part by holding events designed...
Leicester, UK - June 19th 2012 Suffolk County Council is holding an open 'hack day' for mobile app developers, to encourage innovation and participation in developing mobile web technology.Suffolk Council recently subscribed to the 'Weejot' mobile app publishing service from Jadu, usin...
Leicester, UK - June 1st 2012 - Suffolk County Council has used the Government G-Cloud Cloudstore to select Jadu, a leading web experience management vendor, for delivery of the Council's mobile app platform.Suffolk County Council has used the Government's new 'Cloudstore' to purchase ...
Forceworks Do you know your Cloud Terminology?We run into a lot of questions about Cloud, mainly “What is it?”. So we created this table of Terms and Definitions to help clarify things.
Oslo, Norway, March 08, 2012 --(PR.com)-- "This release is a very important release for us. It demonstrates our commitment on a number of levels, not only regarding semantic web technologies, but also more pure CMS improvements," said Ole Gulbrandsen, CTO of Webnodes. “...
Kasabi sees its role very much as an enabler of aggregation. Rather than focusing, as some data markets do, on simply providing access to data sets, Kasabi is betting on the power of being able to combine and recombine data in compelling new ways.
After a couple of years, I’ve actually published another issue of my old ‘zine. Why so long between issues? Basically, blogging ate my zine. Here’s the table of contents. The main article is, unsurprisingly, the first one: Culture is an echo chamber: We all hate echo chambers in which ...
I originally recorded a podcast with Infochimps’ Flip Kromer way back in December 2009, when most of today’s data markets were just starting out. We spoke again last week, as part of my current series of Data Market Chats, and it’s interesting to begin exploring some of the ways in whi...
The CloudCamp unconference returned to London for the 14th time this evening, regaling a capacity crowd in the Crypt below Clerkenwell’s St James Church with several hours of discussion and debate on the somewhat elusive topic of ‘Big Data’. Rather rough notes of the ...
I’m on a panel about “What’s Next in Social Media?” at the National Archives tonight , moderated by Alex Howard, the Government 2.0 Correspondent for O’Reilly Media, and with fellow panelists Sarah Bernard, Deputy Director, White House Office of Digital Strategy; Pamela S. Wright, Chie...
Searching the Web Search Engine is Google's most strategic product. Some of its other products are using it as component of the services they provide. Limitation or failure of it, as described in Why we desperately need a New (and Better) Google cited in part1 of this post, could ne...
Over the weekend I was reading an interview with Reid Hoffman, founder of LinkedIn and a partner at Greylock ventures. He made some interesting observations that social networks do best when they tap into one of the seven deadly sins. Facebook is ego. Zynga is sloth. LinkedIn is greed...
Miramichi, Canada, April 12, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The CEO of New Brunswick’s Atwood Technology Inc. will get the chance to pitch her ideas to potential investors on national TV. The producers of Dragons’ Den have invited Atwood as a candidate for the upcoming 2011-2012 season...
At the end of last month, I wrote about the new Semantic Link podcast that I’m involved with for SemanticWeb.com. We recorded the first episode earlier this week and it’s now online, along with an introduction to the series from myself. Please do have a listen, and let me k...
This article is first in a series of four that will help readers grasp the changes that are being introduced to the web and web browsers with HTML5. This article will provide an overview of the current browser support for html5 and the kind of things that it can do as well as its limi...
I was in Manchester yesterday, having been invited over by Paul Collins to speak at Vision+Media‘s final Transmissions workshop. The topic was ‘Towards a Web of Data,’ and the other speakers were Bill Roberts of Swirrl and Liz Turner of Iconomical. Bill’s slides...
Facebook's F8 Keynote is a must watch (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfLBZcEpG_I - four parts) for the future of the web. The announcements have already led to a lot of commentary - and alarm in some cases about what it might mean for the openness of the web. Check our Chris Messina's...
Continuing my series of podcast conversations with interesting people, this week I spoke with David Siegel in New York. David is the author of several best-selling books, and has just published Pull: the power of the Semantic Web to transform your business [Amazon US] [Amazon UK]. We ...
John Wilbanks of Creative Commons (and head of Science Commons) is giving a Berkman lunchtime talk about the threats to science’s generativity. He takes Jonathan Zittrain’s definition of generativity: “a system’s capacity to produced unanticipated change through unfiltered contribution...