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.

Social Indexing’s Future

By |May 18th, 2011|indexing, News|1 Comment

The term “like” has taken on a whole new meaning since the advent of Facebook, and subsequently new concepts followed this popularity. Enter “social indexing.”

Scrabble Attempts to Go Hip

By |May 17th, 2011|News|2 Comments

It is a sad, sad day for word lovers’ around the world. Scrabble has announced it is adding slang words to their dictionary. I think I’d like to challenge that.

Six Degrees of Indexing

By |April 20th, 2011|indexing, News, semantic, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Six Degrees of Indexing

What would it be like to have search sites take your friends’ opinions into account when you look for restaurants? Newspaper sites that use their knowledge of what’s previously captured your attention online to display articles you are interested in? Sounds a lot like Amazon’s technology, doesn’t it?