Semantic Web

Semantic Web Services

It's always exciting to get a glimpse of a new innovative technology just before it really takes off. One of the more interesting Web prospects is Semantic Web Services. Today, Web Services are self-contained, self-described, component applications that can be published, located, and invoked across the Web. Web Services provide a standard means...
Dec 22, 2014 |

What is the Semantic Web?

A fellow named John Markoff wrote a piece for the "New York Times" in 2006 that stirred up quite a heated discussion, one that continues to this day. He proposed, early in the scheme of things but certainly not for the first time, that the term "Web 3.0" be used to describe the Internet's next evolutionary step, which he predicted would be marked...
Dec 22, 2014 |

The Semantic Web: A Definition and Brief Introduction

Although it's quite a popular phrase to discuss as of late, it's not always clear what people mean when they mention the Semantic Web. First of all, it's not some sort of miracle new technology or a completely new version of the World Wide Web. Instead, the idea behind it is an internet where machines can actually understand the meaning of the...
Dec 22, 2014 |

The Semantic Web

The need for information is infinite and the more you get the more you want. Information is the key to making informed decisions. The more we know the better we get and the better we get the more want to know.
Dec 22, 2014 |

W3C Semantic Web Activity Statement

The W3C Semantic Web Activity has been established to serve a leadership role, in both the design of specifications and the open, collaborative development of technology for the Semantic Web.
Mar 28, 2016 |

Semantic Focus

Semantic Focus is a blog and community that centers around the topic of the Semantic Web and anything to do with it. This community was created to focus the effort of reaching the Semantic Web as well as serve as the best reference for anyone who wants learn more about it.
Mar 28, 2016 |

Semantic Patterns Language

Explores Universal Semantic Code to help create applications for Semantic WEB.
Mar 28, 2016 |

Semantic Web Journal

Online Journal on Semantic Web research. Listed in the ACM Digital Library.
Mar 28, 2016 |

Weaving the Web

The original design and ultimate destiny of the World Wide Web, by its inventor, Tim Berners-Lee. Features a linked glossary, a time line, errata and an excerpt from Chapter 1.
Mar 28, 2016 |

Remembering '85, Mexico City public leaps into quake rescue

Baruch García stood at an intersection Tuesday afternoon after a deadly earthquake, trying to direct traffic away from a road cutting through La Condesa’s lush Parque México. On the other side of... Read More

Lessons in identity from Kurds and Catalans

One of the defining challenges in the 21st century has been how to balance demands for independence by certain peoples with the sanctity of national borders. Just in the coming days alone, two... Read More

Kremlin frets as Russia's once restive Islamist region takes up political Islam

Russia fought two bloody wars in its Caucasus republic of Chechnya, ostensibly to crush an emerging threat of Islamist extremism on its own soil. Mr. Kadyrov is imposing sharia (Islamic law) on... Read More