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Discussion with Twine’s Founder Nova Spivack and his CTO Jim Wissner

November 5th, 2008 by Greg Boutin

Last week I had the pleasure through the Semantic Web Gang to participate in a riveting discussion with Radar Networks’ top men, Nova Spivack and Jim Wissner.

Image representing Radar Networks as depicted ...Image via CrunchBaseEven though I still don’t know how many triples they create per week :) , Nova and Jim were very forthcoming on the wide range of issues we interviewed them on: Radar Network’s platform, its link with semantic technologies and RDF in particular, as well as with other apps such as Freebase and Facebook, the usability and future of their flagship app Twine, as well as their monetization strategy. On that last aspect, I was expecting an ad-based strategy, which they certainly are exploring, but it looks like it might come in the shape of product recommendations, not just display ads. (more…)

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