Rich Ashby

Entries Tagged as 'computing'

Semantic coolness

August 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Social media, Technology

Just been playing with the fairly superb Tagaroo WordPress plugin utilising the OpenCalais semantic web framework from Reuters. It generates tags based on your posts in real time, allowing you to then get immediate image results based on them from Flickr / Creative Commons. Because it mixes natural language processing* and can differentiate named entities [...]

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Why can’t we all get along?

August 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Social media

Conflict. It’s human nature isn’t it? PC vs Mac. Beatles vs Stones. DC vs Marvel. Yorkshire vs Lancashire. But does it really need to be? Being a platform fanboy / girl may at times be amusing and a way of asserting identity in corporate enviroments populated by milquetoast opinion. However in an increasingly holistic technology [...]

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