Paul Miller

Paul Miller provides consultancy and analysis services at the interface between the worlds of Cloud Computing and the Semantic Web.

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Does True Knowledge see value in distance from the bubble?

The flurry of attention around yesterday's Microsoft/ Powerset news set me thinking once more about UK-based True Knowledge, which has been compared with Microsoft's latest acquisition.TechCrunch UK's Mike Butcher reported last month that nameless venture capital firms were valuing True Knowledge at about £20million ($40million), and circling to invest.

July 2, 2008 by Paul Miller

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Kingsley Idehen opens Linked Data Planet in New York City

Recent podcast subject Kingsley Idehen opened the Linked Data Planet conference in New York yesterday morning, demonstrating the evolution of thought and practice from the world of big databases toward the Semantic Web; a journey that he and his company are well positioned to describe.Kingsley began by pointing to some of the well-understood trends that made Web 2.

June 18, 2008 by Paul Miller

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Tim Berners-Lee talks cranberry sauce and Linked Data in New York City

Sir Tim Berners-Lee took to the stage in New York City last night, to deliver the final keynote of the day at JupiterMedia's new semantic web event, Linked Data Planet.The ballroom of the Roosevelt Hotel was certainly busier than earlier in the day, as a smattering of Press and members of the New York Semantic Web Meetup joined delegates at the two day conference to hear Berners-Lee speak.

June 18, 2008 by Paul Miller

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Hakia adds PubMed, enhances medical search

In April this year, New York-based Hakia announced an enhancement to their beta web search that focussed upon providing timely and accurate health information to consumers;"For the first time, users will start to get credibility-stamped search results in full view, instead of just popularity-ranked results.Health related searches on the Web are always important, and can even be a matter of life and death.

June 11, 2008 by Paul Miller

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Ask questions of Tim Berners-Lee, Nova Spivack and others

On 11 June, Rennsaelaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is hosting a debate to explore the views of luminaries in the evolving Semantic Web. Somewhat unusually, the questions that panellists face will be influenced by "the collective wisdom of Web users from around the world.

May 20, 2008 by Paul Miller

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Calais 2.0 unveiled by Thomson Reuters

In a press release to coincide with this week's Semantic Technology Conference in San Jose, Thomson Reuters subsidiary ClearForest has announced a major upgrade to their OpenCalais web service; Calais 2.0.

May 18, 2008 by Paul Miller

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