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

Open Data session at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

Last week I attended the St. Petersburg International economic forum. I was invited to represent LOD2 and speak in a session about open government data titled: “Open Data: Transparency with a purpose”. Other participants included two ministers of the Russian Federation (Mikhail Abyzov – minister for Open Government and Nikolai Nikiforov – minister for Telecom … Continue reading

There is (no) money in Linked Data?

A few days ago Prateek Jain, Pascal Hitzler, Krzysztof Janowicz, Chitra Venkatramani from Knoesis published a short writeup “There is no money in Linked Data”. And started a corresponding discussion on the W3C Semantic Web mailinglist. In this post I want to summarize the short discussion I had on this topic with Pascal Hitzler, since … Continue reading