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New AI Assistant

By |August 31st, 2015|News, semantic|Comments Off on New AI Assistant

Artificial intelligence continues to evolve and affect many parts of our lives. Recently Facebook announced M, an artificial-intelligence powered assistant programmed to do your bidding. This […]

Artificial Intelligence in the Social Media Realm

By |July 22nd, 2015|News, semantic|Comments Off on Artificial Intelligence in the Social Media Realm

Twitter is making artificial intelligence efforts a priority. They are seeking experts to fill out a new team called ‘Cortex.’  Business Insider brought this […]

Friends of Friends

By |July 10th, 2015|News, semantic|Comments Off on Friends of Friends

Most online social and dating networks match users with each other based on common keywords and assumed shared interests based on their activity. However, […]

Show Me the Money

By |March 30th, 2015|News, Technology, Term lists|Comments Off on Show Me the Money

By 2025, the Winklevoss twins, more known for their legal battles with former classmate Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook, predicts a “cashless society” will dominate with the virtual currency bitcoin.

Does Email Have an Expiration Date?

By |May 17th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Does Email Have an Expiration Date?

As technology advances and social media becomes even more prevalent in our day-to-day lives, where does that leave email? There are many people I know who say they don’t use stand alone email for anything. They rely completely on Facebook to communicate with friends, family and business associates. Personally, I do find myself having more conversations on the social media guru’s site than using my personal email account. The relationships are different and therefore the communication is different. So in the battle of social vs. email, who will win? And what will be the results of that win?

The Social Network

By |April 27th, 2012|News|1 Comment

When someone mentions social networks, Facebook has to pop in your mind. Jonathan LeBlanc’s book, “Programming Social Applications”, would lead one to assume (yes, I know the dangers lurking there) that this would include Facebook. One would be wrong.

Social Media and Security – Not Always Enemies

By |December 27th, 2011|News|Comments Off on Social Media and Security – Not Always Enemies

Recently at the Le Web – an Internet event in Europe, Google guru, Eric Schmidt spoke about the future being social, local and mobile. What does this mean? More Facebook? More smartphone apps? More Foursquare?

What’s in a name?

Juliet: "What's in a name? That which we call a rose, By any other name would smell as sweet." Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2) True, but try finding the right document set for your current project by sniffing them out from within a database of 8 million similar smelling documents. This approach is all too common, very time consuming, and unreliable leaving you with aromatic, unpalatable results.

Traditional Media Still Hanging On

By |September 14th, 2011|News, Technology|Comments Off on Traditional Media Still Hanging On

Despite the predictions of many, the death of traditional media may not have arrived, just yet. The latest Ipsos Mendelsohn survey of affluent Americans reveals less than 20% of “rich” Americans have embraced newer technologies.

Canadian Government Embracing Social Media

By |May 26th, 2011|News, semantic|Comments Off on Canadian Government Embracing Social Media

The Canadian Government will combine Identity technologies with social media to enable their Open Government 2.0 strategy – Enterprise 2.0 - and it will be available to the public.