Though Google, Bing, Yahoo and Yandex are quick to point out the search engine optimization benefits of SCHEMA.ORG markup, we have yet to see applications that consume Schema markup and use it in interesting and useful ways. One possible exception: a Custom Search Application provided by Google that enables a webmaster (such as Thematix) to provide an on-site search engine,
In two weeks (August 18 to 21), we begin our annual migratory journey to the Semantic Technology and Business Conference, this year in San Jose, California, to share our recent experience and to enjoy many meaningful conversations with our fellow semantic technologists Below are some summaries of our various presentations. For more detail, please see the conference agenda. We’d enjoy the opportunity to
This time of year is always busy for everyone, and the December OMG Technical Meeting always comes in the middle of holiday preparations, making matters even more challenging. Nonetheless, on Monday afternoon, while attempting to get online as our architecture board session was getting started, I noticed the Google Doodle honoring Grace Hopper’s birthday. It brought a smile, thinking of
Elisa Kendall, a Partner at Thematix, will be leading a discussion about FIBO at the FIBO Technology Summit on June 5 in San Francisco. The event happens concurrently with the Semantic Technology and Business Conference, and is housed within it. The FIBO Technology Summit is an industry-only event attended by many stakeholders in the financial, semantic technologies and services, and academic communities. Elisa has
Elisa Kendall and Deborah McGuinness presented our perennial favorite at this year’s New York Semantic Technology & Business Conference: Ontology 101. As the title suggests, it is an introduction to the subject of ontology in computer science. It is very comprehensive, yet it has considerable depth as well and provides a number of “ah hah” moments as one moves through.