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The Dictionary to the Rescue

By |July 21st, 2017|News, reference, semantic|0 Comments

Who knew in this day and age of digital, semantic and virtual technologies that the dictionary would turn out to the hero of the […]

Clearing the Fog

By |July 7th, 2017|News, reference, Term lists|Comments Off on Clearing the Fog

We have all been there. It might be in the middle of a professional conversation or social gathering and someone uses a word you […]

Research Shines Line on Library Users

By |June 26th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Research Shines Line on Library Users

Surprisingly, a recent report indicated that Millennials in America are more likely to have visited a public library in the past year than any other […]

Looking at Social Media Data

By |June 1st, 2017|News, semantic|Comments Off on Looking at Social Media Data

Looking to social media platforms for information, researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid have presented a prototype of a multi-device system that can […]

The Shiny New City

By |May 23rd, 2017|News, Technology|Comments Off on The Shiny New City

Smart cities are popping up everywhere these days. Free city-wide Wi-Fi is a popular attraction, but there are some challenges to it as well. […]

Social Data

By |May 18th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Social Data

Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau is critical for social scientists and economists. However, it is not known for its ease of use. […]

Going Deep on Social

By |May 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Going Deep on Social

Facebook has released what they are calling a deep-learning-based text understanding engine that is designed to leverage neural network architectures. The ultimate goal is to […]

Fighting Back against Fake News

By |March 10th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Fighting Back against Fake News

After months of people pointing fingers and declaring what is and what isn’t “fake news”, Facebook has a starting place for identifying less-than-accurate news […]

Dictionaries in the World of Social Media

By |February 10th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Dictionaries in the World of Social Media

The days of encyclopedias may have been ended by Google and other search engines, but dictionaries are standing the test of time. This interesting […]