Those are the challenges I took on at the request of an intriguing multi-million stealth startup’s founders. (more…)
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Paul Miller has published the Semantic Web Gang podcast we recorded in November, in which we first talk about Eqentia with its CEO William Mougayar.
Eqentia is a web application offering pre-made vertical portals leveraging an ontology-based search engine to extract and distribute relevant information. (more…)
In the October of the Semantic Web Gang podcast, Tom Tague of OpenCalais, Benjamin Nowack of Semsol, and yours truly discuss RDF and its controversial relationship with the broader concept of the Semantic Web. We tackle adoption and marketing issues facing the semantic web, and what could be done to overcome them.
A great question that applies to start-ups both in the semantic web and beyond, from Tom Tague’s closing comments: are you selling solutions or technology?
I greatly enjoyed the chat and hope you will too.
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…)