Paul Miller

<p>Paul has been involved with the web since its earliest days, addressing issues of technology and policy most recently at <a href="http://www.talis.com/platform/">Talis</a> and previously in a range of public sector positions. At <a href="http://cloudofdata.com">The Cloud of Data</a>, Paul provides consultancy and analysis services to a wide range of clients concerned with the implications of the Semantic Web and Cloud Computing for their business. Paul has a Doctorate in Archaeology from the University of York.

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Metatomix at work with County Court system in Florida

Metatomix at work with County Court system in Florida

I ended my last post on Metatomix by noting;"The demonstrations and the rhetoric are certainly impressive; the true test lies in seeing the extent to which real tasks are made easier and more effective for real people in the real world."Today, the company announced the implementation of their Active Warrant Alert System in Lee County, Florida, and I spoke with Sheila Mann, Court Operations Officer with the Twentieth Judicial Circuit of Florida, to hear her impressions.

published December 9, 2008 by

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Zemanta talks Linked Data with SDK and commercial API

Zemanta talks Linked Data with SDK and commercial API

I covered Slovene semantic technology startup Zemanta back in September when they secured investment from New York City's Union Square Ventures, and the company also received frequent mentions in the Semantic Web Gang's recent look back over 2008.Yesterday, the company released an update to their popular WordPress plug-in and today they announced [PDF] commercial availability of their 'Semantic API.

published December 9, 2008 by

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Mark Greaves of Vulcan sees business opportunities in the Semantic Web

Mark Greaves of Vulcan sees business opportunities in the Semantic Web

Vulcan shares many traits with its reclusive founder, Paul Allen, yet behind the scenes the company is responsible for philanthropic support to research and community-building activities, as well as investing commercially in the likes of Radar Networks (the company behind Twine) and Evri.Last week, I had the opportunity to talk with Mark Greaves, Vulcan's Director of Knowledge Systems Research, and the resulting podcast was released earlier today.

published December 8, 2008 by

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'Semantic Web for Business' ultimately misses the mark

'Semantic Web for Business' ultimately misses the mark

Weighing in at 416 text-packed pages, Semantic Web for Business could have been the latest attempt to bridge the divide between the university hotbeds of Semantic Web research and a business community ripe for persuading of semantic technologies' multifarious benefits.

published December 1, 2008 by

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Semantic Web Gang talks to Twine CEO and Chief Architect

Semantic Web Gang talks to Twine CEO and Chief Architect

Following the public launch of Radar Networks' Twine toward the end of last month, October's episode of the Semantic Web Gang features a conversation with Radar's Nova Spivack and Jim Wissner.The hour long discussion covers some of the ways in which Twine could generate revenue, as well as exploring the role played by semantic technology in the company's future plans.

published November 3, 2008 by

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Yahoo! gets local with SearchMonkey

Yahoo! gets local with SearchMonkey

Continuing to deliver on their aim of enriching the core search offering with a little help from SearchMonkey, Yahoo! yesterday announced that the existing SearchMonkey apps for CitySearch and Zagat are now available by default to all users of Yahoo!

published October 16, 2008 by

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