social media

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.

The Impact on Our Lives

By |March 26th, 2015|News|Comments Off on The Impact on Our Lives

Social media impacts communication, marketing, and news – to name just a few of the obvious ones. A recent survey report issued by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project indicates that the internet and social media are integral to the arts in America.

Hands-on Learning

By |February 19th, 2015|Access Insights, News|Comments Off on Hands-on Learning

The Data Harmony Users Group Meeting continued today with a presentation by Paul G. Kotula of the Materials Characterization department at Sandia National Laboratories. In the presentation, "Six Months of Work in the Lab will Save You Half a Day in the Library or 30 Minutes Online", Kotula shared his experience as both a consumer and a producer of peer-reviewed, published scientific literature.

Free Webinar for SLA Members

By |February 13th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Free Webinar for SLA Members

A unique learning opportunity is available through the Special Libraries Association (SLA). Offered free to SLA members is the webinar "Social Media in the Library: Discovering Best Practice" sponsored by scholarly and academic publisher, Taylor & Francis Group.

Opening the Doors

By |January 27th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Opening the Doors

Facebook has announced that it will open source deep learning modules for the Torch artificial intelligence project. This could speed up technology and make it more accessible to developers and ultimately companies.

Taxonomists and Social Media

By |September 30th, 2014|News, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Taxonomists and Social Media

The increase in social media content offers everyone new challenges and opportunities. That is no different for taxonomists. Now they can define our own terms and hashtags as a basis for findability. This is the epitome of content tagging.