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Have Semantic Technologies Crossed the Chasm Yet?

Have Semantic Technologies Crossed the Chasm Yet?

Sep 14, 2010

This article kicks off a series of interviews on Semantic Technologies in the MIT Entrepreneurship Review with industry thought leaders including Thomas Tague (Thomson Reuters), Chris Messina (Google), David Recordon (Facebook), Will Hunsinger (Evri) and Jamie Taylor (Metaweb). At first sight, the answer is yes. I recently attended the Semantic Technology...

Semantic Technologies Series: Interview with Jamie Taylor of Metaweb

Semantic Technologies Series: Interview with Jamie Taylor of Metaweb

Jul 23, 2010

I talked to Jamie Taylor, Minister of Information at Metaweb, the company behind Freebase. Freebase is a community-writable semantic database, spanning millions of topics in thousands of categories. Jamie, tell us what sparked your interest in semantic technologies: you got a PhD in Behavioral Economics, at some point you started San Francisco’s first ISP. How...

Semantic Technologies Series: Interview with Will Hunsinger of Evri

Semantic Technologies Series: Interview with Will Hunsinger of Evri

Jul 22, 2010

I recently talked to Will Hunsinger, CEO of Evri, a discovery engine, delivering intelligent, real-time streams of information around popular topics enabling users to share and engage. The company has just under 40 employees and is based in Seattle with offices in San Francisco. How does the recent acquisition of Twine/Radar Networks impact your strategy? So we...

Semantic Technologies Series: Interview with Thomas Tague of OpenCalais

Semantic Technologies Series: Interview with Thomas Tague of OpenCalais

Jul 19, 2010

We are continuing our 6-part series on semantic technologies bringing you interviews with industry thought leaders.  To follow this week are interviews with Chris Messina (Google), David Recordon (Facebook), Will Hunsinger (Evri) and Jamie Taylor (Metaweb). I talked to Thomas Tague, VP Platform Strategy at Thomson Reuters and in charge of Open Calais, a free...