Author Archives: Tague

Goodbye OpenCalais, Thanks and Stay in Touch

OpenCalais community members: I’ll be leaving Thomson Reuters and hence ending my involvement with OpenCalais in the next few weeks. I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone – from users to journalists to convention organizers – for making … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning and Some Touch-ups (OpenCalais)

A New OpenCalais Release On the Way In just about one month we’re going to open up the next release of OpenCalais for beta testing. While the upgrade should be 100% backwards compatible – it’s worth setting aside a little … Continue reading

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“News Ninjas” and Cryptic Twitter Posts

A few days ago I tweeted that I was building a team of News Ninjas and was looking for candidates with a good mix of news (newspaper or broadcast) and technology capabilities. That was sufficiently cryptic to generate a few … Continue reading

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Why OpenCalais?

(Re-purposing a post of mine from www.opencalais.com) Over the last few months you’ve probably seen a number of announcements about how OpenCalais has been chosen by one organization or another to support its business. In a number of recent meetings … Continue reading

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Life in the Linked Data Cloud: Calais Release 4

(Re purposed from the blog post on http://www.opencalais.com/node/9501) The Gist: Release 4 of Calais will be a big deal. In that release we’ll go beyond the ability to extract semantic data from your content. We will link that extracted semantic … Continue reading

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Developers! Developers! Developers!

One of the really fun parts of working on the Calais Initiative is our community of developers. They toil in quiet and then – surprise! – they release something really cool and interesting. So – I wanted to take just … Continue reading

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What is Web 3.0?

After participating in yet another “What is Web 3.0″ panel I decided to strip my answer down to Twitterable size. Here it is: Web 2.0 created a problem – overwhelming content overload. Web 3.0′s job is solve that problem. That’s … Continue reading

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Greg Boutin @ Semantics Incorporated

Greg Boutin wrote a fairly in-depth piece on SemanticProxy. In this article Greg reviews SemanticProxy’s performance and asks a number of questions about whether it’s truly “Semantic”. So – second in a series of cheating by republishing responses I’ve written… … Continue reading

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Mark Gould @ Brand 3.0

Mark Gould wrote a nice overview of Calais and SemanticProxy.com here http://bit.ly/gL1Aq. Because this was an introduction to Calais for a new audience oriented toward brand and marketing – I though it was worthwhile to respond with a basic overview … Continue reading

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Semantic Search Means ….?

We’re in the year of the Semantic Web. Or maybe it’s the year when the semantic stack starts to add value to real users experiences. Or maybe it’s the year before the year when …. We’ve all been to the … Continue reading

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