Healthline Networks Names David Kopp Senior Vice President, Network …NewsBlaze “I am excited to join Healthline because I believe our unique semantic technology gives tremendous advantage to our partners like Yahoo and Aetna,” said …


Did you hear that sound this week? The giant whooshing sound? There was a great disturbance in the Force, as if thousands of Semantic Web academics, implementors and enthusiasts sighed in unison and their critics were silenced. I believe something wonderful has happened.

With apologies to Mr. Lucas, I don’t think that little bit of exaggerated whimsy is far from the truth.


Nicholas Cox, senior program manager with Yahoo, talks with Scott Koegler about integrating semantics with search, and how efforts are showing results in terms of more traffic and more satisfaction for users.  


"Describing the Semantic Web as a “Web of data” is not too helpful for most people, I have learned."  There’s a lot of talk about it, but for most Web users, the idea described in 1981 by Tim Berners-Lee means little.


Peer39: Interview with Amiad Solomon

Founded in 2006 by an innovative group of scientists and engineers, Peer39 was voted by MIT’s Technology Review as one of the Top Ten Web Startups to Watch in 2008.  Semantic Universe editor Tony Shaw recently spoke with Founder and CEO Amiad Solomon about the company’s innovations, the FTC and what we may expect in the future.

Tony Shaw: Over the last few years, it seems that your business has changed.  Can you update us on what Peer39 is currently doing?


In the final installment of this two-part series, Dean Allemang and Scott Henninger look into how the insights about semantic web education have an impact on the adoption of semantic web technologies.


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