LOD2 Plenary and Open Data Meet-up in Mannheim

There was a LOD2 plenary meeting hosted by Chris Bizer from the University of Mannheim this week. The plenary meeting was preceded by a Linked Open Data Meetup with talks from Springer, fluid Operations, and several LOD2 partners (Universität Leipzig, University of Mannheim, theSemantic Web Company, and Wolters Kluwer Deutschland GmbH (WKD)). Below is a summary write up of the events by Orri … Continue reading

ESWC 2013 Panel – Semantic Technologies for Big Data Analytics: Opportunities and Challenges

I was invited to the ESWC 2013 “Semantic Technologies for Big Data Analytics: Opportunities and Challenges” panel on 29th May 2013 in Montpellier, France. The panel was moderated by Marko Grobelnik(JSI), with panelists Enrico Motta (KMi), Manfred Hauswirth (NUIG), David Karger (MIT), John Davies (British Telecom), José Manuel Gómez Pérez (ISOCO) and Orri Erling (myself). Marko opened the panel by looking at the … Continue reading

Virtuoso 7 Released …

The quest of OpenLink Software is to bring flexibility, efficiency, and expressive power to people working with data. For the past several years, this has been focused on making graph data models viable for the enterprise. Flexibility in schema evolution is a central aspect of this, as is the ability to share identifiers across different information … Continue reading